Scottish Executive's policy for job sharing: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

FOI reference: FOI/18/01931
Date received: 16 July 2018
Date responded: 19 July 2018

Information requested

Details of the Scottish Government job share policy including the reasons for and against a job share.


The answer to your question is we have a Flexible Working policy which includes a short paragraph on job share. All of our flexible working arrangements are agreed in discussion between employees and their line managers. I attach a copy of the relevant paragraphs of our policy at annex A.

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Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road

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