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Dads 'should get more paternity leave'

Dads 'should get more paternity leave'

Working fathers should be given the chance to play a bigger role in early parenting, through an entitlement to four weeks of paid leave following the birth of their child, according to the think tank IPPR.…

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CBI calls for targets on gender pay gap

CBI calls for targets on gender pay gap

The next Government should ensure there is a UK target for reducing the gender pay gap, according to the CBI.…

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Women's employment at record high

Women's employment at record high

Unemployment has fallen again to 6.6%, with employment rates just 0.1% lower than before the 2008 recession and employment rates for women at their highest level recorded, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics.…

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Men win £460,000 in back pay in discrimination case

Men win £460,000 in back pay in discrimination case

A group of male workers at a Welsh university who won a landmark equal pay claim have been awarded a £460,000 payout.…

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Big drop in number of people to fill jobs vacancies

Big drop in number of people to fill jobs vacancies

The UK has seen the steepest drop in permanent staff availability for 16½ years, according to the latest Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and KPMG Report on Jobs.…

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