Work & careers

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How to survive a hangover at work – Edith Pritchett cartoon
Hungover at work

Edith Pritchett

25, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Home working could make up to a fifth of London office space redundant
Workplace flexibility may leave blocks empty across south-east England, survey reveals

Joanna Partridge

24, Jun, 2022 @5:00 PM

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Female scientists less likely to be given authorship credits, analysis finds
Disparities extend to lower chance of being named on patents and to areas such as healthcare where women dominate

Linda Geddes Science correspondent

22, Jun, 2022 @4:03 PM

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‘Do I sound stressed to you?’ How a hard day at work changes the way you talk
Researchers have discovered that we speak more loudly and quickly after a testing time – even if we now feel calmer

21, Jun, 2022 @4:44 PM

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Average UK pay rises stall at 4% – less than half the inflation rate
Living costs face squeeze even though pay deals in three months to May are highest since 1992

Phillip Inman

21, Jun, 2022 @3:29 PM

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Would a wage/price spiral cause inflation to run out of control?
Treasury officials’ fear that rising pay in pursuit of rising prices will create a vicious circle may be unjustified

Phillip Inman

20, Jun, 2022 @5:24 PM

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Black and Asian UK workers say they are held back at work by bias, survey finds
Hairstyles and not drinking among reasons most minority ethnic respondents believe they have been treated in a prejudiced way

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

20, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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‘Insecurity was my biggest motivator’: how Dragons’ Den’s Steven Bartlett became a ‘happy sexy millionaire’
He’s an entrepreneur, a successful podcaster and a TV star – and still only 29. He explains what drives him, why he is happy to interview controversial guests and how he deals with critics

Sirin Kale

20, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Allison Bailey case is a microcosm of the wider debate about transgender rights
Barrister’s unlawful discrimination case sees levels of engagement rare for an employment tribunal

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

19, Jun, 2022 @8:07 PM

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‘I have no free time’: people top up wages with extra work in cost of living crisis
Workers are finding their earnings from full-time employment are no longer sufficient to make ends meet

Rachel Hall

19, Jun, 2022 @8:39 AM

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Revealed: Migrant care workers in Britain charged thousands in illegal recruitment fees
Exclusive: new visa scheme to attract staff to ease the chronic shortages in the sector has left many open to exploitation

Shanti Das

18, Jun, 2022 @6:26 PM

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How to get a better class of MP? Help mothers stand for parliament
The first recipients of the grants from Labour MP Stella Creasy’s MotheRED scheme to encourage women into the Commons tell why it could help stop the rot in politics

Gaby Hinsliff

18, Jun, 2022 @1:00 PM

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