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From working mums to househusbands and mumpreneurs, follow our bloggers as they negotiate the world of work/life balance.

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Dealing with discrimination

I was at The Work and Family Show last week and the thing that strikes me when I talk to people is just how many have experienced some form of…

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Maternity policy

I got asked to take part in a debate on maternity leave recently. The problem with maternity leave and indeed anything related to parenting is that it becomes horribly personal…

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Marissa Mayer and pregnancy at work

Marissa Mayer and pregnancy at work

The announcement last week that the newly appointed CEO and supposed saviour of Yahoo, Marissa Mayer, is six months pregnant has ignited much debate. Whilst there has been some…

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Shared parental leave? Luxury!

Shared parental leave? Luxury!

When I gave birth to one and only son I already knew I wouldn’t be going back to work when my maternity leave ran out.  I’d told my boss, because…

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Maternity pay

Last week the European Parliament voted by 327 to 320 in favour of legislation to increase the number of weeks that women in the European Union receive maternity leave on full…

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