Hidden cost of childcare vouchers could hit employers hard
- Lovewell's Logic: Removing barriers for post-maternity returnees. Lovewell, Debbie // Marketing Week (Online Edition);8/9/2013, p11
The article reports on the consultation launched by the British government regarding a new tax-free childcare scheme beginning September 2015 to see whether this would answer the childcare cost concerns of companies with female employees returning from maternity leave.
- BIRTH RIGHTS. Keefe, Jenny // Employee Benefits;Nov2011, p35
The article offers information on the benefits entitlement of employees going on maternity leave. It mentions that all expectant mothers are entitled to receive non-cash benefits throughout the maternity leave such as life insurance, gym membership, and private medical insurance. Moreover, it...
- Brown's budget boosts childcare. Czerny, Anna // People Management;12/9/2004, Vol. 10 Issue 24, p9
The article focuses on the British government's pre-budget report, delivered in December 2004 by Chancellor Gordon Brown. It outlined a 10-year childcare strategy, which included extending paid maternity leave to 39 weeks from 25, and making it transferable between mother and father. Employers...
- Maternity-leave hearings completed. // Lamp;2008, Vol. 65 Issue 7, p9
The article reports that the Australian Productivity Commission completed maternity-leave hearings in June 2008 and are expected to report on their decision in September 2008. The various proposals for maternity-leave presented during the hearings are described, noting that proposals ranged from...
- Work, guilt and washing lines. McCartney, Margaret // GP: General Practitioner;12/2/2002, p60
Discusses views of the author physician regarding stress and depression associated with simultaneous work and child care. Presentation of opinion of the author regarding maternity leave; Experience of the author during her maternity leave.
- As guidance changes, new answers to maternity questions are delivered. Galashan, Susan // People Management;7/24/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 15, p36
The article discusses a variety of issues concerning the tax guidance on salary sacrifice schemes and maternity leave issued in Great Britain. The guidance cites that adoption leave can be taken by male or female employees, so there is no direct discrimination issue whether or not benefits are...
- NOW LIVE. // Employers Law;Mar2009, p17
The article presents questions and answers related to employment in Great Britain including how to communicate a zero salary increase to staff, redundancy during maternity leave and the termination of labor contract.
- Panel estimates of the wage penalty for maternal leave. Buligescu, Bianca; De Crombrugghe, Denis; Menteşoğlu, Gülçin; Montizaan, Raymond // Oxford Economic Papers;Apr2009, Vol. 61 Issue S1, pi35
The focus of this paper is the size of the wage penalty due to maternal leave incurred by working mothers in Germany. Existing estimates suggest large penalties with little rebound over time. We apply recent panel data methods designed to address problems of sample selectivity, unobserved...
- Survey on the Question of Whether Maternity Leaves for Women Should Be Extended. Shanling, Wang; Shucun, Lu // Chinese Sociology & Anthropology;Fall1987, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p84
The article discusses a survey on the question of whether maternity leaves for women should be extended. The newspaper "Beijing Daily " published an article by Xing Hua last June entitled "A System of Employment by Stages Should Be Instituted among Chinese Women." In it, the suggestion was made...