Tag Archives: Timewise

Budget 2014: ‘Jobs market needs more senior part-time roles for Britain to thrive’ – Telegraph

As George Osborne promises stimulus for long-term recovery, Emma Stewart urges employers to use this as an opportunity boost the number of good quality, flexible jobs on offer. It’s quality over quantity. By Emma Stewart, Co-founder, Timewise Foundation Part time workers account for a minority of top level jobs 6.6 per cent of chief executives […]

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Good Deals 13: A double good deal as Timewise wins £100,000 RBS investment | Pioneers Post

NEWS / 07.11.13 Claudia Cahalane A loan of £100,000 was picked up by Timewise Foundation, a social enterprise recruitment company specialising in part-time work, this afternoon at the Good Deals social investment conference pitching contest. Timewise co-founder Emma Stewart said money to grow was vital at a time of escalating unemployment. Stewart said: “Stimulating more, […]

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Beyond the work programme: social enterprises get people back to work | Social Enterprise Network | Guardian Professional

How social enterprises are bringing innovative approaches to the business of getting people back to work Tim Smedley Guardian Professional, Friday 2 August 2013 12.00 BST Helping people return to, or stay in, work has been dominated by the Work Programme of late. But away from the large prime contractors working for payment by results, […]

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Most part-time workers feel ‘trapped’ in roles – Telegraph

The majority of Britons working part-time believe it is damaging their career prospects, with many having “traded down” their skill level and accepting less pay just to work flexibly, research shows. By Louisa Peacock 08 Jul 2013 Three quarters of professionals from accountants to IT staff who work part-time say they feel “trapped” in their […]

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Part-time workers ‘trapped’ in jobs with no chance of promotion | Money | The Guardian

Research shows that more than 75% of workers who opt for shorter working hours are unable to progress within their firm Harriet Meyer The Guardian, Monday 8 July 2013 A quarter of Britons now work 30 hours or less, according to research. More than three quarters of part-time workers feel trapped in their jobs and […]

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