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Working mothers' jobs woes

A fifth of women have not been able to get a job after taking a career break to have a child, a new study has shown.

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Women seeking retraining to get back in to work

Mothers are struggling to get back in to work after taking a career break according to a new survey:

Our figures show a very significant number of women are seeking retraining after having children and that there is a big appetite for more flexible courses that fit around family life.

The survey also shows the challenges facing women to re-enter their previous field after taking a career break.

– Gillian Nissim, founder of Workingmums.co.uk

Lack of flexible jobs was the main barrier to mothers going back to work, the report added.

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