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'Women share work ambitions with men, but men fail to see barriers to female career progression'

'Women share work ambitions with men, but men fail to see barriers to female career progression'

Women are just as confident at work as men and share many of the same ambitions, but organisations need to tackle bullying and harassment and move to a more agile style of working if they want to create a more diverse culture, according to a large-scale study of women aged 28 to 40.…

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Number of men looking after home and family rises

Number of men looking after home and family rises

The number of men looking after family and home has increased by 5.5% in the last year, according to the Office for National Statistics.…

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Many working class women were main breadwinners in Victorian times, says new research

Many working class women were main breadwinners in Victorian times, says new research

A significant number of working class Victorian women were working after they married and many were their families' breadwinner, according to a new study.…

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Skills gap means employers are hiring people without full skills

Skills gap means employers are hiring people without full skills

Half of employers say they are concerned with the growing skills gap in Britain and more than a quarter of employers say they currently have open positions that they cannot find qualified candidates to fill, according to a new survey.…

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Number of women on boards rising, but number of female executives needs improvement

Number of women on boards rising, but number of female executives needs improvement

The number of women on the boards of Britain's top companies is rising and there is a growing recognition of the benefits gained by business, the economy and wider society, according to the third annual report by Lord Davies.…

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