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15th March 2011

PAWs for thought

The Office for National Statistics has released some interesting figures about the numbers of pension aged workers working on after the age of 65. It seems that by December 2010 870,000 people over the age of 65 were employed in Britain. PAWS, as they a...

05th January 2011

Mama mia...Women's Rights

A few weeks ago the European Parliament voted to extend the period of paid maternity leave for 20 weeks at the full rate. Workers in the UK are entitled to 90% of their full pay during the first six weeks of their maternity leave, and 33 weeks on statuto...

10th November 2010

Planet PC decision will create problems for women workers.

EU laws guarantee employed pregnant workers and new mothers an income during a 14 week maternity leave period at least equivalent to that to which they would be entitled if off work sick. Currently the UK exceeds that minimum, giving pregnant women 52 wee...