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Lib Dems pledge to extend paternity leave to six weeks

Lib Dems pledge to extend paternity leave to six weeks

The Liberal Democrats have announced manifesto plans to give fathers an extra four weeks paternity leave. …

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Employers back business benefits of flexible working

Employers back business benefits of flexible working

Nine out of ten business owners and senior managers report that offering flexible working options – including flexi-location as well as flexi-hours - is a highly effective way of improving staff morale and helping them to achieve a better work-life balance, according to a poll by global workspace provider Regus.…

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Public relations body to launch support package for returning mums

Public relations body to launch support package for returning mums

The Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) – the UK’s professional body for public relations practitioners – is launching Managing Your Maternity Leave package aimed at supporting women in the industry who plan to return to work after maternity leave. …

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Companies with more women leaders 'perform better'

Companies with more women leaders 'perform better'

Companies with a higher percentage of women in leadership roles perform better financially, according to research from global management consultancy DDI.…

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Gender pay gap for managers over 40 is 35%

Gender pay gap for managers over 40 is 35%

The gender pay gap between male and female managers over 40 now stands at 35%, meaning women would have to work an extra 14 years to make the same amoung of money as a male manager over her career, according to a new study by the Chartered Management Institute and XpertHR. …

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