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Men do more childcare when women self identify more with their profession

Men do more childcare when women self identify more with their profession

The more a woman self-identifies with her profession, the more paid hours she works and the less time she spends with the couple’s children, but the more equal the childcare balance is between a couple, according to recent research.…

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UK becoming 'self employment capital of Western Europe'

UK becoming 'self employment capital of Western Europe'

The UK is becoming the ‘self-employment capital’ of Western Europe, according to new analysis from the think tank IPPR. …

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Unemployment falls to 6.4%

Unemployment falls to 6.4%

Unemployment fell by 132,000 to 6.4%, the lowest rate since late 2008, but the unemployment rate for women aged 25 to 49 fell more slowly than for other groups, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics. …

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60% of working mums say they have faced discrimination on becoming pregnant

60% of working mums say they have faced discrimination on becoming pregnant

Six out of ten mothers think their careers were “derailed” and they faced open discrimination after becoming pregnant, new research has revealed.…

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Over two fifths of managers do not take their full annual leave

Over two fifths of managers do not take their full annual leave

Some 41% of managers in the UK didn’t take the annual leave that they were owed last year, according to a survey carried out by the Institute of Leadership & Management.…

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