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Fathers fear the social stigma of working part-time

According to a survey by recruitment firm Office Angels, fathers want to work part-time in order to spend more time with their children, but worry about how they will be viewed for doing so. The report, ‘Rise of the part-time dads’, revealed that 57% of respondents who currently work full-time would like to reduce their…

Mental Health Discrimination Bill moves step closer

A bill proposed by Tory backbencher and Croydon Central MP Gavin Barwell which would outlaw certain forms of mental health discrimination passed through its second reading in the House of Commons last Friday – 14 September 2012. If passed, the bill will repeal legislative provisions that can prevent people with mental health conditions from serving…