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TitleICM Surveys and focus groups: summary
Date2005
Material typeSurvey Report
AbstractThis is a report of the main findings of the ICM research (Commissioned by EOC) that surveyed over 200 people between 5 9 January 2005, to ask their views on childcare, maternity & paternity leave, flexible working & attitudes to part-time workers, carers and pensioners
Webhttp://www.eoc.org.uk/
Author(s)Equal Opportunities Commission.
Industry Other services
CountryUnited Kingdom
Organisation size Medium (51-500)
TitleImpact of women's position in the labour market on pay and implications for UK productivity, The
Date2002
Material typeResearch Report
AbstractResearch report produced by the Women and Equality Unit for the DTI on the impact of women's position in the labour market, on their pay and the implications for productivity. Includes analysis of: the concept and measurement of productivity; gender pay gap; occupational mobility surrounding childbirth; training and learning. Includes statistics throughout.
Webhttp://www.womenandequalityunit.gov.uk/
Author(s)Walby, Professor Sylvia
Industry Other services
CountryUnited Kingdom
Organisation size Medium (51-500)

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TitleImproving work-life balance: what are other countries doing?
Date2004
Material typeResearch Report
AbstractLooks in detail at work-life balance policies and practice in the UK, Europe, Australia and the United States and draws comparisons with that in Canada. Includes recommendations for good practice and a very useful bibliography.
Web
Author(s)Todd, Sheri
Industry Other services
CountryUnited Kingdom
Organisation size Medium (51-500)
TitleInland Revenue and PCS union
Date2003
Material typeCase study
AbstractHow flexible working helped provide longer opening hours to the public and better work-life balance for staff.
Webhttp://www.hmrc.gov.uk/home.htm
Industry Public administration education and health
CountryUnited Kingdom
Organisation size Large (500+)

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TitleInteractive flexible working guide
Date2006
Material typeFactsheet
AbstractAn interactive guide to assist you to consider which flexible working arrangements would be realistic for you, your family and your workplace. Elements covered include the law, work, family, money, childcare and you, plus advice on how to prepare your proposal for flexible working.
Web
Author(s)Working Families
Industry Other services
CountryUnited Kingdom
Organisation size Medium (51-500)
TitleIXL Laundry Services Group
Date2003
Material typeCase study
AbstractHow improving work-life balance in a small business reduced staff turnover, recruitment and training costs.
Web
Industry Other services
CountryUnited Kingdom
Organisation size Small (1-50)

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