More than 75% of women polled in Scotland say employers should offer more flexible working opportunities to return-to-work mums
Fifty-five per cent of mums who have recently returned to work from maternity leave feel their careers have taken a backwards or sideways step, according to new research.
Sixty-three per cent wish they could work from home and 83% feel more flexible working opportunities should be made available for mothers returning to the workplace, found the study carried out by conveyancing specialist My Home Move, whose national network of conveyancers allows experienced residential property agents to work from home and set their own hours to fit around childcare commitments.
Seventy-five per cent of respondents in Scotland agreed they have found it difficult to juggle childcare commitments and work since returning after maternity leave
More than 75% of those polled in Scotland feel employers should offer more flexible working opportunities to mums looking to return to work
Forty-nine per cent of those in Scotland say their career has taken a backward or sideways step after taking time out to have children.