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Working mums 'make better team players than women without kids'

Working mums 'make better team players than women without kids'

Working mothers are playing an increasingly significant role in both the workplace and the home - with almost three quarters of bosses saying working mums are vital to the UK workforce, and 57 per cent claiming they make better team players than women without kids, according to new research from Microsoft Office 365.…

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Trust in leaders at two-year low

Trust in leaders at two-year low

Trust and confidence in senior leaders has fallen to a two-year low, with almost one third of employees believing that performance management systems are unfair, according to a survey for the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.…

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Men and women both do better in mixed gender occupations

Men and women both do better in mixed gender occupations

Gender segregation in the workplace has changed remarkably little over the last two decades, although men and women both benefit from working in mixed occupations, according to new research presented to the European Commission this week.…

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Cross-company mentoring scheme to launch in the autumn

Cross-company mentoring scheme to launch in the autumn

A cross-company mentoring scheme aimed at increasing the female pipeline will be launched in September after a successful pilot.A cross-company mentoring scheme aimed at increasing the female pipeline will be launched in September after a successful pilot.…

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Companies confused about Shared Parental Leave

Companies confused about Shared Parental Leave

Most companies are still confused about their policies around Shared Parental Leave and how the changes will affect them when they come into force in April 2015, according to new research.  …

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