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60% of working mums say they have faced discrimination on becoming pregnant

60% of working mums say they have faced discrimination on becoming pregnant

Six out of ten mothers think their careers were “derailed” and they faced open discrimination after becoming pregnant, new research has revealed.…

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Over two fifths of managers do not take their full annual leave

Over two fifths of managers do not take their full annual leave

Some 41% of managers in the UK didn’t take the annual leave that they were owed last year, according to a survey carried out by the Institute of Leadership & Management.…

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Higher productivity needed to boost wages

Higher productivity needed to boost wages

Wage growth is expected to remain weak even though output is growing strongly and the jobs market is buoyant, according to the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development's quarterly Labour Market Outlook survey report of 1,000 employers. …

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One in three working as contractor or freelance

One in three working as contractor or freelance

More than one in three people in the UK has worked as a contractor, freelancer or agency worker at some point in their career and 41 per cent are considering working this way in the future, according to a report from the Recruitment and Employment Confederation. …

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Women less likely to do Executive MBAs

Women less likely to do Executive MBAs

Women are less likely to apply for Executive MBA programmes for a range of reasons from financial to personal and academic despite the fact that such programmes increase their likelihood of career progression, according to research commissioned by the University of Cambridge Judge Business School.…

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