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Knocked up and out of the Game?

Saturday, February 6th, 2010

The proposition to raise the amount of paternity leave available to fathers signals recognition of the desire of some men to take on more involvement in bringing up their children. This has cast a new angle on the ‘conflict’ between raising a family and serving the interests of business; with business leaders and owners of […]

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A Bit of Fluff?

Tuesday, January 5th, 2010

  The comments made by Harriet Harman, the Equalities Minister, accusing the BBC for the underrepresentation of older female newsreaders have recently caused a ripple of publicity. Whilst not a great admirer of Mrs Harman, I do think that she has a point. To illustrate her criticism, she cited the common pairing of an older, […]