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Public relations body to launch support package for returning mums

Public relations body to launch support package for returning mums

The Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) – the UK’s professional body for public relations practitioners – is launching Managing Your Maternity Leave package aimed at supporting women in the industry who plan to return to work after maternity leave. …

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Maternity leave 'lessens risk of depression'

Maternity leave 'lessens risk of depression'

Mothers who benefit from paid maternity leave after the birth of their children are less likely to develop mental health problems later on in life, according to a new study. …

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Industry 'missing out' by not employing working mums

Industry 'missing out' by not employing working mums

Eight in 10 UK firms believe that their industry misses out by not employing women after maternity leave and two thirds say that returning mothers bring skills and experience which are difficult to find in the current market, according to new research published by global workspace provider Regus for International Women’s Day.…

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Majority of mums return to work part time or working flexibly following maternity leave

Majority of mums return to work part time or working flexibly following maternity leave

Some 83% of female employees move into part-time and/or flexible working roles on their return from maternity leave, according to new research with UK HR directors by leading recruitment specialist Robert Half. …

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70% of mums would not share their maternity leave, says poll

 Over 70% of mums say they would not share their maternity leave with their partner mainly because it does not make financial sense for them to do so given gender pay inequality, according to a survey by Mother & Baby magazine.…

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