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The subject of this paper is a cost-benefit analysis of introducing job-sharing. The aim is to provide the necessary information for a decision to be made within the next two months. The subject will be looked at under the following headings: financial implications, working practices, and social effects.

Financial Implications
A detailed study of personnel and associated costs has been carried out. From a payroll point of view, 10% of staff choosing to job share will mean no actual increase in direct salary costs. However, there will be additional costs incurred in the administration of salaries.