compressed hours

compressed hours

a method used to reduce the number of days worked each week or month by extending the number of hours worked each day. For instance, employees on a 40 hour week might work four days each week of 10 hours duration. See also ANNUAL HOURS, FLEXITIME, SHIFT WORK.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
It could also be job sharing or working compressed hours, where you do your usual hours over fewer days.
Professional services firms might develop forms of flexible working such as job-sharing or compressed hours, as well as part-time roles.
Emma Cutler, Senior Manager in Financial Crime says "I have a seven-year-old daughter so compressed hours (five days' hours over four days) mean I get extra time to spend with her or to help my elderly parents.
The most common way of doing this is flexible time arrangements such as compressed hours, working in term time and working from home or other remote office locations.
The top three requests that employers expect are for: Remote working (41 percent), Compressed hours (29 percent), which give employees the option of spreading a working week over a shorter number of days, and time off in lieu (25 percent).
Currently any parent with a child under 17, or under 18 if the child is disabled, or caring for a close relative at home can ask for more flexible working patterns, which usually include things like compressed hours, flexi-time, or working from home.
Whether a person is in the workplace or at another location, or whether they work standard weeks, flexitime or compressed hours, the question the manager should ask is whether they did the job they were paid for.
Compressed hours: With compressed hours, you work more hours a day but fewer days a week.
It can mean letting people choose when they work, annualised hours calculated over a year and compressed hours where someone works longer over fewer days.
An employee may request to change their start and/or finish times, adjust the number or frequency of their work hours, work compressed hours, or seek to work from home.
Recent statistics indicate fourteen million employees work flexibly, or have done so within the last 12 months, with arrangements including working from home so they can care for their family, working part-time, compressed hours, flexi-time or other arrangements agreed with their employer.
A raft of projects including allowing staff to work from home, saving on travel time and office space, as well as notching up compressed hours to get days off in lieu, have impressed the competition's judges.

Full browser ?