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Is having a favourite child really a bad thing?

Although it may be uncomfortable to admit, many parents play favourites among their children. Is that 'bad' parenting?

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Will workers continue to pay a price for flexibility?

Employees with non-traditional working arrangements have been punished in pay and promotions alike. As flexible work becomes the norm, can we end the penalty?

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The parental shame that haunts working parents

Juggling work and family pressures is hard – and when parents are ashamed of how they’re managing the “impossible balancing act”, research shows their careers suffer.

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The 'time poverty' that robs parents of success

There’s never enough time in the day. But for some parents, there’s even less – and the ‘time poverty’ problem has never been more magnified.

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Why some work environments breed toxic cultures

A noxious work environment can show up in any company – but some environments breed bad situations more than others.

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The workers keeping their disabilities secret

Disabled and chronically ill workers fear they’ll be penalised for revealing their conditions. Has the pandemic helped – or are biases too entrenched?

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How Fertility Became a Workplace Perk

More companies are offering benefits that cover IVF, egg-freezing or surrogacy. Are these perks, which can be divisive, really the key to retaining staff?

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Why Relying on Productivity Tools Can Backfire

The explosion in productivity tech means we can track everything from our steps to our to-do list. But should we?


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What the Dutch Can Teach the World About Remote Work

The Netherlands may have figured out something about working from home (pandemic or no) that the rest of the world has yet to learn.

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How Chronic Renters are Reshaping the Homeware Industry

Home ownership is a distant dream for many millennials – but they still want stylish, personalised rental homes. Their ambitions are changing the homeware industry.

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