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It's getting easier for new mums to go back to work

Firms are outdoing each other in benefits and leave entitlements; some offer more than the mandatory minimum in maternity leave

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Companies say that when a firm's leaders explicitly encourage pro-family initiatives, it sets the tone and culture of the organisation. Women in such organisations thus need not worry about their careers stalling as a result.

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FAMILY-friendly practices at the workplace are becoming commonplace, as companies try to encourage new mothers to return to work. Some have even gone above and beyond the mandatory maternity-leave requirements to retain their talents.

One company that made headlines...

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