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flexible working
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09
Apr

Dads demand more flexible working

As more and more women are staying in the workplace after having children – and often full time – parents are demanding greater flexibility, but dads are still being held back by old-fashioned policies and fears that their employer will react negatively to requests to work flexibly, according to two new Workingmums.co.uk surveys. While Workingmums.co.uk‘s...
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08
Apr

15/05/19: Does flexible working reinforce gender stereotypes? | Artemis Coaching

‘DOES FLEXIBLE WORKING REINFORCE GENDER STEREOTYPES? ‘  A debate in aid of Young Women’s Trust brought to you by Artemis Coaching The debate will discuss such questions as: should flexible working only be available to those with caring responsibilities? do organisations penalise those who ask for flexible working? does flexible working mean you seem “unreliable”?...
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20
Mar

dxw launches returners’ programme to access deep pool of untapped talent

Public sector digital specialist dxw digital has launched a Returners’ Programme to help the company build a diverse, inclusive workforce. According to figures from the Government Equalities Office, at the end of 2017 there were 1.9 million economically inactive women, many of whom have professional or managerial experience.  The same report found just 40 returners’...
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07
Mar

Nine out of ten women face problems returning to work after having children

A recent survey of 1,000 UK mothers has revealed a continuing lack of support from businesses when it comes to balancing family and work. The survey, undertaken by HR training providers DPG, revealed that nine in ten mothers faced issues when returning to work after maternity leave. The most common problems mothers faced were struggling...
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27
Feb

07/03/19: International Women’s Day Debate – Gender Stereotypes in the Workplace

Join us for an exciting debate to celebrate International Women’s Day About this Event Celebrate International Women’s Day! ‘FLEXIBLE WORKING REINFORCES GENDER STEREOTYPES’ – a Debate – in aid of the Young Women’s Trust brought to you by Artemis Coaching. Are you interested in the 21st century workplace? The debate will discuss such questions as:...
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07
Feb

Dancing through the day | Blog post

By Erica Wolfe-Murray It doesn’t matter whether you are a mum or a dad, trying to co-ordinate your working life with children is a dance from the moment the alarm hums at you in the morning, til those glorious minutes you tuck your arm under your pillow and close your eyes at night. But by...
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19
Dec

How to create the best maternity leave for employees

Jaime Johnson is the founder and Director of leading employee research consultancy, The Survey Initiative. Here she explains how to effectively manage maternity leave. We’ve all heard the disastrous stories about going on maternity leave with very few women sharing positive tales. I started-up my own employee research consultancy, The Survey Initiative, which enabled me,...
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13
Dec

Work less, do more | Why the traditional 9-5 is becoming obsolete

With the Trade Union Congress calling for CEOs to cut a day off the working week, employers are under more pressure than ever to re-think traditional ideas of long office hours being beneficial to productivity. In fact, thanks to ever-evolving technology, reducing office hours is not only a bigger possibility for your company, but it...
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