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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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Getting manager buy-in the biggest worry for Shared Parental Leave

Getting manager buy-in the biggest worry for Shared Parental Leave

Getting HR managers on board is the key concern employers have over Shared Parental Leave, according to new research.

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Civil Service to get equal parental pay

Civil Service to get equal parental pay

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg is expected to announce this week that the Civil Service will blaze a trail on Shared Parental Leave by offering equal pay to dads and mums.…

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Facebook and Apple to pay women to freeze eggs

Facebook and Apple to pay women to freeze eggs

Facebook and Apple are offering to pay female employees to freeze their eggs so they can delay starting a family.…

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Tackle wage inequality to boost growth, says report

Tackle wage inequality to boost growth, says report

Wages today are nearly 20 per cent below a level that would exist had wage growth continued after 2008 and the average British worker is nearly £5,000 worse off as a result, according to a new report from Bath University's Institute for Policy Research.…

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