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Self employment hits 40-year high

Self employment hits 40-year high

Self-employment is higher than at any point over past 40 years, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics.…

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Companies with more women leaders 'perform better'

Companies with more women leaders 'perform better'

Companies with a higher percentage of women in leadership roles perform better financially, according to research from global management consultancy DDI.…

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Gender pay gap for managers over 40 is 35%

Gender pay gap for managers over 40 is 35%

The gender pay gap between male and female managers over 40 now stands at 35%, meaning women would have to work an extra 14 years to make the same amoung of money as a male manager over her career, according to a new study by the Chartered Management Institute and XpertHR. …

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'Men who seek flexible working viewed more favourably than women'

'Men who seek flexible working viewed more favourably than women'

Men who ask for flexible working to look after children may be more favourably viewed by colleagues than women, according to a US study.…

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Women bearing brunt of growth in low paid, insecure jobs since recession

Women bearing brunt of growth in low paid, insecure jobs since recession

Increasing levels of women in low paid work since the 2008 crisis, along with the declining value of low pay, is contributing to the widening inequality gap between women and men, according to a report by the Fawcett Society.…

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