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Over a quarter of workers say they will request flexible working, says survey

Over a quarter of workers say they will request flexible working, says survey

Over a quarter of British employees say they are likely to request flexible working arrangements once the new legislation comes into force, according to a YouGov survey.…

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Government review needed on racial barriers to leadership

Government review needed on racial barriers to leadership

A government review is needed into racial barriers in the workplace that is akin to the Lord Davies review into gender, and for two words - ‘and race’ - to be added to the UK Corporate Governance Code, according to Race for Opportunity.…

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Fund announced for women in engineering

Fund announced for women in engineering

The Government has announced a £30 million fund to increase the supply of engineers, to encourage more women into the sector and to address engineering skills shortages in smaller companies. …

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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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