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CIPD calls for employers to adopt formal carers policies

CIPD calls for employers to adopt formal carers policies

More than one in three employers report that absence levels have increased because their staff are struggling to cope with their caring responsibilities outside of work, but only one in six employers have policies in place to help achieve a better balance between home and work lives, according to a new report from the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development.…

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25% target for women on boards 'will be difficult to sustain'

25% target for women on boards 'will be difficult to sustain'

The 25% target for getting more women onto FTSE boards might be reached, but it will be challenging to maintain it over the medium term, according to analysis by a leading global executive search firm. …

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Working full time 'does not harm children'

Working full time 'does not harm children'

Mothers should not worry about working full-time because it does not affect their children’s wellbeing, according to new research from British Household Panel survey data.…

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Mums 'exhausted' by after school activities

Mums 'exhausted' by after school activities

Many middle class mums are exhausted because of their children’s after-school activities, according to a Loughborough University study.…

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PM pledges tax cuts

PM pledges tax cuts

The Prime Minister has promised to raise the tax threshold for low earners and the higher rate of tax in a speech to the Conservative Party conference.…

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