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Working mothers ‘up to 40% more stressed’

Working mothers ‘up to 40% more stressed’ | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Shortening hours reduces pressure but flexitime and home-based jobs offer no benefit, major study finds

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The research uses data taken from participants in the ESRC-funded UK Household Longitudinal Survey (Understanding Society).

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The Costs of Motherhood Are Rising, and Catching Women Off Guard - The New York Times

The Costs of Motherhood Are Rising, and Catching Women Off Guard - The New York Times | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

"The researchers documented a sharp decline in employment for women after their first children were born, in both the United States and Britain, even though about 90 percent of women worked before having children. They used data from the Labor Department’s National Longitudinal Surveys, the University of Michigan’s Panel Study of Income Dynamics and the British Household Panel Survey."

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ESRC funds the Institute for Social and Economic Research, at the University of Essex, that houses the British Household Panel Survey. 

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It's time that men stopped letting work define our identities

It's time that men stopped letting work define our identities | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
As technology evolves, we'll all need to rethink what we do. But the question is particularly pressing for men
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The What Works Centre for Wellbeing is funded by ESRC (subscription website).  

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London accounted for nearly a quarter of the 700,000 new jobs in 2014-15

London accounted for nearly a quarter of the 700,000 new jobs in 2014-15 | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
UK firms created over 700,000 jobs in 2014-15 - with almost a quarter of them located in London.
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Article cites the ESRC funded Enterprise Research Centre 

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Career talks at the age of 14 are the most effective, new data analysis suggests

Career talks at the age of 14 are the most effective, new data analysis suggests | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Fourteen is the crucial age at which career talks delivered at school – even short, hour-long sessions – will have the biggest impact on a pupil’s future earnings, analysis has shown.

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This article references the ESRC funded British Cohort Study.

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This article references the ESRC funded British Cohort Study. Find out more about career options and advice on education v employment with our schools resources.

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69,000 more East Europeans working in the UK than in 2014

69,000 more East Europeans working in the UK than in 2014 | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

That rise of 30,000 since September 2014 – an increase of 16 per cent in a year – amounts to a devastating blow to the Government as it struggles to cut net migration to less than 100,000 a year

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Artilce cites the ESRC-funded Migration Observatory based at The University of Oxford

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Britain reaches its limit on skilled migrant workers

Britain reaches its limit on skilled migrant workers | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Government faces criticism that UK is now closed to ‘brightest and best’ after cap on workers from outside EU leads to visa rejections for first time
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The article cites the ESRC-funded Migration Observatory at the University of Oxford.

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Slump hit men harder in the pocket than women

Slump hit men harder in the pocket than women | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Weekly pay for British men since 2008 has fallen 9 per cent compared to 2.8 per cent for women once inflation is taken into account, analysis by the Institute for Fiscal Studies shows.
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The article cites the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies.

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Nicola Banks discusses youth entrepreneurship

Nicola Banks discussed East African youth entrepreneurship on BBC World Service and Radio One Kampala

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Dr Nicola Banks is an ESRC Future Research Leader researching youth poverty and inequality.

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