An improvement at the Midland Bank UK of the % women who return to employment after taking maternity leave, as a result of Midland taking a wide approach to family friendliness. In 1999 almost 85% of women returned after maternity leave compared with 30% in 1988. The approach included nursery facilities and a free confidential helpline for staff who cared for elderly or disabled relatives or those coping with parenting difficulties. Family leave to care for sick disabled dependants and job-shar...

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9.6.3 Develop work & family work/life support systems

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