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Working it out
23-03-2021Blog

Working it out

I have a dream of what the future of work could be. What does yours look like? This…

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The beautiful game of fatherhood
22-02-2021Blog

The beautiful game of fatherhood

As lockdowns place an increasing childcare burden on women, Emma Davies writes about the lack of role models…

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My hidden heritage
11-12-2020Blog

My hidden heritage

Martha Deiros Collado on discovering as an adult that she was mixed race, and how she is determined…

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A letter to my daughters
06-10-2020Blog

A letter to my daughters

Zara Oteng writes a letter to her two young daughters to mark Black History Month My dear daughters,…

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Going it alone
30-06-2020Blog

Going it alone

Zara Oteng writes about the pain of family estrangement and the road to independence

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Baby brains
15-06-2020Blog

Baby brains

The mental health of babies is too easily overlooked, writes Sally Hogg of the Parent Infant Foundation, especially…

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Talking to kids about racism
03-06-2020Blog

Talking to kids about racism

Paula Rhone-Adrien on how to tackle one of the most difficult parenting questions Racism may just not be…

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The silence was deafening
02-06-2020Blog

The silence was deafening

Jade Sullivan on George Floyd, racism, why a murder in America is affecting black people worldwide and why…

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Work to death
14-05-2020Blog

Work to death

The focus of Flex Appeal – a campaign to push for flexible working for all in a bid…

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Going Dutch
20-03-2020Blog

Going Dutch

Amsterdam daily Het Parool recently ran a feature on flex appeal, and how we’re trying to bring a little Dutch touch to working lives in the UK. Here’s the translation…

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Flex Appeal: the next stage
24-02-2020Blog

Flex Appeal: the next stage

With funding secured for a major new piece of work, Matt wanted to get down in pixels exactly…

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Woman’s Hour interview
14-02-2020Blog

Woman’s Hour interview

To hear our interview on BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour (and Matt getting quizzed by Jane Garvey about…

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Flex Appeal: Raising Disabled Kids
12-02-2020Blog

Flex Appeal: Raising Disabled Kids

Flexible working is not just for parents, it’s for people. People with mental health issues, people with caring…

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Where’s My Happy Ending: tour dates
29-01-2020Blog

Where’s My Happy Ending: tour dates

We’re gadding about the place to talk about our new book, Where’s My Happy Ending? Happily Ever After…

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Flex Appeal: Shift Work
09-01-2020Blog

Flex Appeal: Shift Work

On 17 October last year, I chaired a table on flexible working and zero hour contracts at The…

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My Life as a War Child
05-12-2019Blog

My Life as a War Child

Vesna Gudgin shares her experience of a childhood in the former Yugoslavia as it slipped in to war…

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Shy about retiring
21-11-2019Blog

Shy about retiring

AD| After the gender pay gap comes the pension pay gap, with women retiring on average with £78,000…

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Pupil power
02-10-2019Blog

Pupil power

With school cuts and early closures across the country, 16-year-old student Aliyah York was prompted to do something….

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