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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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SMEs 'overestimate burden of maternity leave'

SMEs 'overestimate burden of maternity leave'

Small business owners overestimate the burden of providing maternity protection to their staff, according to a new review for the International Labour Organisation.…

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Nearly three quarters of parents know a mum who has faced workplace discrimination

Nearly three quarters of parents know a mum who has faced workplace discrimination

Some 73% of parents know a colleague who has faced discrimination for being a working mum and 21% have faced discrimination themselves, according to a Workingmums.co.uk poll.…

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