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Industry 'missing out' by not employing working mums

Industry 'missing out' by not employing working mums

Eight in 10 UK firms believe that their industry misses out by not employing women after maternity leave and two thirds say that returning mothers bring skills and experience which are difficult to find in the current market, according to new research published by global workspace provider Regus for International Women’s Day.…

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Cambridge highlights different ideas of career success

Cambridge highlights different ideas of career success

A major book highlighting the lives and work of women at the University of Cambridge and suggesting a rethink on what constitutes a successful career has been launched this week.…

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EHRC 'should investigate legality of all-women shortlists' for boards, says review

EHRC 'should investigate legality of all-women shortlists' for boards, says review

The Equality and Human Rights Commission should investigate the legality of women-only shortlists as a way to boost the number of women on boards, according to an independent review.…

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Women 'in poorer paid, less flexible and more stressful jobs than men'

Women 'in poorer paid, less flexible and more stressful jobs than men'

Women’s jobs are poorer paid, less flexible, more stressful, and offer fewer promotion opportunities than men’s, a large international study has found.…

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Future of work will be multi-generational and virtual, says report

Future of work will be multi-generational and virtual, says report

Employers will need to prepare for increasing diversity in the workforce, both culturally and generationally, by supporting a greater range of flexible working arrangements and adapting organisational values to create meaning and value to work, according to a report on the future of work.…

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