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Why it's time to reframe the maternity debate

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Why it's time to reframe the maternity debate

This article from Geraldine Gallacher, Managing Director of the Executive Coaching Consultancy is the second in a series exploring female talent.  It considers the challenges faced by employers in retaining women after maternity leave and offers some suggestions as to how managers can best support women that want to return to work. 

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Japan's demographic dilemma

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Japan's demographic dilemma

In the third of our series of articles looking at how different countries in the APAC region are responding to the changing world of work, Abi Frederick of Lewis Silkin,  focuses on the demographic dilemma facing Japan and offers a comparison to the situation in the UK and across Europe. 

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Is the great wall of workplace sex discrimination crumbling down?

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Is the great wall of workplace sex discrimination crumbling down?

Claims of sex discrimination in China are low, despite the high level of discrimination and inequality experienced in the office.  In the second of a series of articles looking at how different APAC countries are responding to the changing world of work, Scott Anderson of Lewis Silkin, explores the reasons for the low number of sex discrimination claims in China and how this may change in the future. 

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Gender equality and women in technology

The proportion of the female workforce pursuing jobs in technology and computer science are low.  Is this because of gender stereotypes and the perception of IT jobs as a whole?  How has education played a part in discouraging women from seeking careers in these fields?  Katie Honeyfield and Lucy Lewis of Lewis Silkin discuss.

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Women on boards? Gender equality and diversity in the boardroom

Lord Davies' Women on Boards review set a target of 25% or more women in the boardrooms of the top FTSE companies by 2015 but equality and diversity in the workplace still remains an issue and UK progress is slower than desired. Is self-regulation or legislative intervention the answer to achieving gender diversity in the future of work? Lewis Silkin discuss.

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