On Friday stars from music and entertainment gathered outside Parliament on to show their support for the “Shared Parental Leave and Pay (Extension)” Bill, also known as the #SelfieLeave Bill, which will extend the right to shared parental leave to self-employed people. https://twitter.com/ShPPEquality/status/1055861741345751041 Under the present rules, self-employed parents are ineligible for shared parental leave. … Continue reading Artists Demonstrate At Westminster In Support Of SelfieLeave Bill
The search for “the next big thing” in UK Children’s Television is gearing up as part of a £60 million initiative being introduced by Government to support the nation's vibrant broadcast sector. Culture Secretary Jeremy Wright has today announced that the Contestable Fund which aims to halt the decline of UK produced children's content and … Continue reading £60 Million Competition To Find The Next Grange Hill, Peppa Pig And Byker Grove
Princess Eugenie’s married Jack Brooksbank at St George’s Chapel in Windsor wearing a dress designed by Peter Pilotto and Christopher De Vos and the Greville Emerald Kokoshnik Tiara, lent to her by Her Majesty The Queen. The dress features a neckline that folds around the shoulders to a low back that drapes into a flowing … Continue reading Princess Eugenie Makes Beauty Statement With Wedding Dress
A survey by Workingmums.co.uk shows the need for more flexible working for both mums and dads. As more women return to work after having children many are requesting flexible working options from their employers, but dads are still being held back by old-fashioned policies and fears that their bosses will react negatively to requests for flexible working. … Continue reading Dads Demand More Flexible Working
Research from Neyber has found, carried out among 10,000 UK employees, found that an alarming 70 per cent of people under-34 need to regularly borrow either to pay their monthly bills or deal with day-to-day living expenses. More worrying, are the dangerous forms of lending used. 33 per cent of 25-34-year olds are using credit … Continue reading 70% Of People Borrow To Pay Bills And Everyday Living Expenses
Who are the UK’s happiest schools, teachers and pupils? Do you work in the happiest school in the UK, or know the nation’s happiest teacher or pupil? If so, the National Happiness Awards want to hear from you. Britain’s boldest and brightest awards scheme recognises the people and places within the education sector that are … Continue reading National Happiness Awards
If you were going on a road trip, who would be your ideal celebrity companion? Brits have been voting in a survey carried out by Budget Car Rental UK, and in number one place is Ed Sheeran. https://youtu.be/ckdsJ-LaCvM The UK voted their top ten as: 1 Ed Sheeran 2 Will Smith 3 James Cordon 4 Peter … Continue reading Roadtrip! But Which Celeb Do We Want By Our Side?