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Get the best from a career break: how to make the most from your time away from the office
Pros and cons of career breaks, the options available, personal finances, flexible working, returning to work after career breaks, and career development resources.
Will shared parental leave ever work?
Article looks at legislation passed in 2015 allowing shared parental leave in the UK. Topics covered include possible reform due to low uptake due to the structure and employment-related barriers for fathers.
Employers assist with return to work
Discusses return-to-work schemes, including initiatives by EY, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Herbert Smith Freehills and Lloyds Banking Group.
"Managers are scared of pregnancy. And that means we're losing talent".
Explores issues faced by women when taking maternity leave or transitioning back to the workplace and how BDO is rethinking its approach in order to retain female talent.
Finding the 'on-ramp': Women who seek return to corporate life face hurdles
Article looking at how successful women are at returning to the work force after a career break.
Sabbaticals pay off
Paid sabbaticals allow employees to recharge and and boost retention, development and training at little cost.
I retired. Now how do I unretire?
Article providing information to retirees who would like to return to work.
Advice, guidance and practical resources on a wide variety of recruitment topics for both employers and employees, produced by the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service, Acas
. Acas is the employment relations service for England, Scotland and Wales offering practical, independent and impartial advice to employers, employees and their representatives.
Acas short video in which an Acas adviser answers three commonly asked questions by employers and employees regarding flexible working: How do I change my contract; How do I deal with a request for flexible working; How can I reduce my working hours after returning from maternity leave.
Acas advice for employees and employers on career breaks from work, covering key points and good practice to follow. Career breaks can bring benefits for both the business and the employee.
Articles and advice from the ICAEW on career progression, career breaks and redundancy, finding a job and working internationally.
Tips and advice from the Chartered Accountants' Benevolent Association on dealing with work-related issues.
Taking a career break: what's stopping you?
Article on the TUC's workSMART site which answers common questions related to career breaks.
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