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Fifth of parents call in sick to cover summer holidays

Fifth of parents call in sick to cover summer holidays

Almost a fifth of parents had to call in sick last year in order to manage childcare during the six-week summer holiday and 12 per cent were forced to give up their jobs entirely due to a lack of childcare, according to new research by the Family and Childcare Trust and Netmums. …

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Fifth of staff missing out on mentoring

Fifth of staff missing out on mentoring

A fifth of employees are not being mentoring or being mentored but would like to be, according to new research by HR services group Penna Plc.…

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Record number of women in work

Record number of women in work

The number of people in work has continued to rise, wtih the employment rate for women at a record high, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics.…

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Average employee looks to move on after six years

Average employee looks to move on after six years

The average employee looks to move to a new employer after six years, according to the  ‘Job Satisfaction Index' by specialist recruiter OfficeTeam, a Robert Half UK company.…

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Government appoints workplace champion for over 50s

Government appoints workplace champion for over 50s

Economist, policy expert and consumer champion Dr Ros Altmann CBE has been appointed by the government as its new Business Champion for Older Workers.…

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