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Some employers 'using recession to discriminate against pregnant women and those on maternity leave'

Some employers 'using recession to discriminate against pregnant women and those on maternity leave'

The economic downturn has been used by some employers as an excuse to discriminate against women who are pregnant or on maternity leave, according to a report by the Working Families charity.

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Parents cutting back on summer holidays

Parents cutting back on summer holidays

The majority of working parents are not planning a summer holiday this year, according to a poll by workingmums.co.uk.

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Flexible workers happier and more productive, says research

People who work flexibly have greater job satisfaction and work more intensely than those with more traditional office hours, says a new study from Cranfield School of Management. Plus more news.

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Women badly impacted by the recession

The recession has had a huge impact on working families around the country, with 48% of women saying they have lost their job and 8% saying they have become the main breadwinner as a result, according to a www.workingmums.co.uk poll of over 900 women.…

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'Recession impact more widespread than thought'

The impact of the recession is more than the bold unemployment statistics suggest, according to the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. Plus other news.

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