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The damaging preconceptions of single-parenthood preventing access to education and work A child's hand holds the index finger of a man. In between the two is the handle of a pushchair
A recent study led by the University of Sheffield show that preconceptions of single parent families have led to inequality and discrimination in accessing work and education. Findings from the report suggest that many of the policies and support systems created for dealing with single parent families are based on stereotypes and misinformation, including the...
‘’I felt like I was on the verge of a breakdown’’: British workers burn out due to overwhelm at work
British workers are struggling to maintain good mental health due to overworking and long hours, according to a recent study. A study found that in 2018, mental health issues caused British workers to take an average of three working weeks sick leave, but the reality is thought to be a much higher number. Conducted by...
‘Speed Mate-ing’: the search for platonic relationships in adulthood
Fancy a takeaway? Need a lift? Want to sell your unwanted clothes without leaving the house? There’s an app for that. Whether it’s improving our efficiency at work, helping us unwind at the end of the day or finding a new relationship, technology and an inter-connected society has provided answers, or at the very least,...