Employers 'must do more' to help mums


Employers 'must do more' to help mums
Companies have been urged to do more to help new mums get back into the world of work, it has emerged.

A poll of employees by Monster has revealed that only 44 per cent think that mums are being encouraged by employers to return to the office after pregnancy.

Just 17 per cent of those questioned said they believed their company did everything in their power to support new mums going back to work.

"Despite legislation, there is still a feeling among workers that new mothers do not receive the support in coming back to work that they deserve from their employers," stated Julian Acquari, managing director of Monster UK and Ireland.

Women should look forward to rejoining the workforce and bosses should be doing more to encourage this, he added.

Flexible working schemes have been suggested by several bodies, such as the Trades Union Congress, as one way new mums could ease back into the workplace.

Related categories: HR / Recruitment.

Bookmark with:
Bookmark with: Digg Digg Bookmark with: Del.icio.us Delicious Bookmark with: Reddit Reddit Bookmark with: StumbleUpon StumbleUpon Bookmark with: Google Google Bookmark with: Technorati Technorati Bookmark with: Netvouz Netvouz

See also:

Latest News:

Search News
News Front Page
Accountancy / Tax
Advertising / PR
Armed Forces
Aviation / Aerospace
Banking / Finance
Charities / Voluntary
Childcare / Youth
Construction / Property
Customer Services
Education / Training / Teaching
Emergency Services
Engineering / Electronics
Entertainment / TV / Theatre
Graduate Roles
Health / Beauty
Hotel / Catering / Restaurants
HR / Recruitment
Insurance / Pensions
International / Overseas
IT / Internet
Management / Business
Manufacturing / Industry
Media / New Media / Creative
Medical / Healthcare
Pharmaceutical Industry
Public Sector
Retail / Wholesale
Sales / Purchasing / Marketing
Science / Technology
Secretarial / PA / Admin
Skilled / Semi-skilled Manual
Transport / Logistics
Travel / Tourism / Leisure