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Richest and poorest have lost most in tax and benefit changes, says report

Richest and poorest have lost most in tax and benefit changes, says report

Low-income households with children and the very rich have lost the most as a percentage of income from the coalition government’s tax and benefit changes, according to a report from the Institute for Fiscal Studies.…

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Greater flexibility needed on sickness absence for staff with fluctuating health conditions

Greater flexibility needed on sickness absence for staff with fluctuating health conditions

The Government needs to support measures to increase the flexibility of sickness absence policies, to allow employees with fluctuating health conditions to pre-emptively arrange part-time sick leave, according to a report from the Work Foundation. …

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Women more likely to be job searching in January, says survey

Women more likely to be job searching in January, says survey

Today is the day when people are most likely to be dusting off their CVs and thinking about looking for a new job, with women more likely to be leading the way, according to a new study.…

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Both men and women do better in mixed gender occupations

Both men and women do better in mixed gender occupations

Both men and women benefit from working in mixed gender occupations, according to a new report which shows gender segregation at work has big implications for the gender pay gap, job quality and working conditions.…

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Number of women on boards rises to 20.2% in EU

Number of women on boards rises to 20.2% in EU

The average share of women on the boards of the largest publicly listed companies across the EU has now reached 20.2%, according to European Commission figures. …

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