How can your business help new moms get back into work?
How can your businesshelp new moms getback into work? We surveyed 24,000 businesspeople 57% said firms would be more productive if they hired more women returning to work after maternity. W hat critical factors would help women get back into the workforce? 92% said working closer to home at least some of the time Technology will help women return to work 93% said flexible working hours 79% said the option 85% said the option to work near to video-conference creche facilities instead of travel Flexible working is the key to women More holidays are returning to work after childbirth not the answer Only 50% thought more vacation days would make a difference About the surveyOver 24,000 business respondents from over 99 countries were interviewed. These were sourcedfrom Regus’ global contacts database of over 1 million business-people worldwide which is highlyrepresentative of senior managers and owners in business across the globe. Respondents wereasked which they felt were the critical factors in women returning to work after childbirth. The surveywas managed and administered by the independent organisation, MindMetre, www.mindmetre.com