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Mums feel pressure to cut back on maternity leave

Mums feel pressure to cut back on maternity leave

The vast majority of mums feel they have been pressured into coming back from maternity leave earlier than they would have liked or have had to start their leave later than they wanted to, according to a Workingmums.co.uk poll.…

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Maternity leave 'lessens risk of depression'

Maternity leave 'lessens risk of depression'

Mothers who benefit from paid maternity leave after the birth of their children are less likely to develop mental health problems later on in life, according to a new study. …

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Surrogacy and maternity leave

Surrogacy and maternity leave

A recent European Court of Justice ruling has made it clear that European Union law does not establish an automatic right for mothers who bring up newborn babies through surrogacy agreements to take maternity leave, even if there is a biological link.…

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Industry 'missing out' by not employing working mums

Industry 'missing out' by not employing working mums

Eight in 10 UK firms believe that their industry misses out by not employing women after maternity leave and two thirds say that returning mothers bring skills and experience which are difficult to find in the current market, according to new research published by global workspace provider Regus for International Women’s Day.…

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Maternity leave: how and when to begin conversations with your employer

Maternity leave: how and when to begin conversations with your employer

Flora MacDonald from Right Management gives some advice on when to begin conversations about maternity leave and return to work.…

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