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Banning babies from parliament shows just how out of touch Westminster is | Stella Creasy
If we want more women with children to become MPs we need family-friendly policies for parents like me in the Commons, says Walthamstow MP Stella Creasy

Stella Creasy

30, Jun, 2022 @12:25 PM

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Poor working conditions persist in Leicester garment factories, finds survey
Research was funded by Boohoo amid effort to clean up sector after complaints about supply chain practices

Sarah Butler

13, Jun, 2022 @5:01 AM

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Provision of parental leave needs a rethink | Letter
Letter: A fixed allowance for each parent that could be used at any time in a child’s first 12 years of life would better reflect the ongoing needs of families, writes Dana Denis-Smith

Letters

06, Apr, 2022 @5:19 PM

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The hidden life of a courier: 13-hour days, rude customers – and big dreams
An army of drivers risked their health to get us goods during lockdown. But what is it like making deliveries while negotiating parking fines, traffic jams and spiralling costs?

Sirin Kale

01, Mar, 2022 @6:00 AM

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It’s not quite the Black Death, but worker shortage hits UK firms hard
Soaring vacancy rates mean employers need to work on attracting and retaining staff, but this will require a major shift in attitude

Larry Elliott and Richard Partington

12, Feb, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Here’s why my baby was banned from parliament – and why we must all fight this | Stella Creasy
This is not about me. It’s about the rights of all women and the obstacles that stop us playing a full role in our politics, says Walthamstow MP Stella Creasy

Stella Creasy

25, Nov, 2021 @11:33 AM

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Staying power! How to thrive in the great resignation if you don’t want to quit
The pandemic has sparked a surge in people leaving their jobs. But if you aren’t one of them, how do you survive the tumult – and even flourish? Here is the expert advice on how those left behind can prosper

Zoe Williams

18, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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The great resignation is here! Seven things bosses should do to make brilliant staff stay
Millions of people around the world have quit their jobs or are planning to. Here is my advice for business leaders worried about the growing gaps in their workforce, writes Emma Beddington

Emma Beddington

04, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Stella Creasy on her lonely maternity cover battle: ‘Women should be able to have kids and do politics’
The Labour politician is used to fighting battles – but can she win her latest: convincing her colleagues to back proper maternity cover for fellow members?

Gaby Hinsliff

30, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Asos offers staff flexible work and paid leave during menopause
Fertility treatment, pregnancy loss and other health and life challenges covered in retailer’s support policy

Tom Ambrose

07, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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UK staff to gain right to request flexible working from day one
Plan to make employers respond more quickly to requests and explain reasons for refusals under proposals

Peter Walker Political correspondent

20, Sep, 2021 @4:55 PM

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Give staff shares and their moods will rise and fall in synch | Torsten Bell
Stock schemes are a nice perk but they inevitably link workers’ happiness with the fluctuating price

Torsten Bell

12, Sep, 2021 @9:30 AM

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