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58% take on debt during maternity leave

58% take on debt during maternity leave

Three in five families take on debt during maternity leave to cope with the drop in household income, according to new research.…

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The long struggle towards equality

The long struggle towards equality

A new book, Man-Made: why so few women are in positions of power, by gender expert Eva Tutchell and John Edmonds, former TUC President and General Secretary of the GMB, seeks to find out why, despite claiming to be a modern country, the imbalance of power between the genders still persists.…

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Majority of women feel taking maternity leave will harm their career, says survey

Majority of women feel taking maternity leave will harm their career, says survey

Almost two thirds of women feel that taking maternity leave will have a negative effect on their career prospects at their current workplace, according to a survey by law firm Michael Lewin.…

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Keeping a research career on track after a break

Keeping a research career on track after a break

Kirsten Ainley says LSE's innovative research leave policy transformed her CV on her return from maternity leave.…

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54% of mums feel their jobs are under threat when they go on maternity leave, says survey

54% of mums feel their jobs are under threat when they go on maternity leave, says survey

 More than half of mothers believe that their jobs are under threat when they go on maternity leave and nearly half are afraid to tell their bosses about their pregnancies, according to a survey by My Family Care.…

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