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Women much more likely to be 'stuck' in low paid work than men

Women much more likely to be 'stuck' in low paid work than men

Women make up 64% of those in low-paid employment and are on average 47 percentage points more likely than similar men to be still in low pay after 10 years, according to new research published today by the Chartered Institute for Personnel Development in association with John Lewis Partnership. …

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Benefits of free nursery places questioned

Benefits of free nursery places questioned

Free nursery places for three-year-olds brings no lasting educational benefits and helps only a small number of women into work, according to two studies.…

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50% of women would consider not having children due to risk to career, says survey

50% of women would consider not having children due to risk to career, says survey

Half of women believe that having a baby poses such a risk to their career that they would consider remaining childless, new research from the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) has found. …

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Lost earnings impact of maternal depression

Lost earnings impact of maternal depression

Maternal depression costs around £2,514 per person in lost earnings and productivity without taking into account possible unemployment due to mental ill health, according to a new report.…

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UK 'should commit to Living Wage by 2025'

UK 'should commit to Living Wage by 2025'

The UK should commit to a Living Wage by 2025 at the latest, according to a major report on child poverty and social mobility.…

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