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TUC calls for childcare support for older parents

TUC calls for childcare support for older parents

The TUC is urging employers to be more sympathetic to requests for flexible working and annual leave from older members of staff – especially during the school holidays as its research finds two in five women over the age of 50 have school-aged children.…

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Slivers of time

Slivers of time

An online recruitment tool called Slivers-of-Time has just launched to help people who are only available to work for specific periods of time, for instance, due to childcare responsibilities, are underemployed or need extra work to cover bills or need support back into work.…

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Report questions whether benefits cap encourages people into work

Report questions whether benefits cap encourages people into work

The government’s benefit cap will struggle to deliver its objectives of saving taxpayers’ money and encouraging people into work, according to a report from the Chartered Institute of Housing.…

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Don't squander working mums' skills, says Cherie Blair

Don't squander working mums' skills, says Cherie Blair

Mentoring programmes, returnership initiatives, universal childcare and support for parents who take time out to look after young children are vital for ensuring that the talent, education and experience of working mothers are not squandered, says Cherie Blair in an essay published today.…

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'Most mums leave work involuntarily'

'Most mums leave work involuntarily'

A three-year study of London mums who are job searching has found that most left work involuntarily or reluctantly.…

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