Tags: workplace culture

New research asks whether we could we be closer to a four-day week

New research finds that Wednesdays afternoon off have a positive impact on both productivity and wellbeing.

Ian Symes: Why are ‘motherhood penalties’ still stalling women’s careers?

In a recent report from Mumsnet it was revealed that six out of 10 women feel having children has had a negative effect on their career. The research also found that nine out of 10 women agreed that there exists a ‘motherhood penalty’ which stalls women’s careers. These numbers make for disappointing reading to anyone who wants an enthusiastic female workforce.