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New research by AIG Life has suggested that as many as 17% of career breaks are due to stress or mental health. For women, such pressures have driven a fifth (19%) of non-retired females to take time out, compared to 15% of men, the study showed. According to the research, almost two-thirds (63%) of non-retirees in the UK have taken an enforced or voluntary career break, lasting an average of 14 months, while long-term sickness forces one in 10 into a career break. Women are on average out...
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