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All Work and No Play Pays the Bill

Rosie Conroy | Posted 10.06.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Rosie Conroy

Students are notorious for being lazy but increasingly they are being forced into paid work while studying to supplement their living expenses. With a hike in housing prices, living costs, travel charges and those awful tuition fee increases, students are more than ever being found serving behind the bar rather than drinking at it.

Not Offering Enough Part-Time Jobs Means a Huge Loss of Talent

Sarah Ebner | Posted 15.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Ebner

It's incredibly difficult to get a part-time job, especially if you are professional, qualified and reasonably well-paid. Too many companies aren't open to the part-time option or to job-shares. Too many women are trapped in the job they have. There is nowhere else to go. It's worse if you have had a baby without the security of a job to go back to. It took me years to get a part-time position, and I know I am not alone. In fact, I have been banging on about this, and the waste of a whole tranche of intelligent, well qualified women, for years.

Tick-Tocked off by the Biological Clock

Charli Morgan | Posted 31.12.2011 | UK
Charli Morgan

If I was on benefits, I'd have a bowl bulging with fruits from my loins and a free nest, for my troubles. Likewise, if I was a double-barrled posho, I'd have Jaspers and Hermiones coming out of every orifice, before you could say "sun-blushed tomato." We middling types pay their taxes and remain sprogless.

Choosing to Hit the Glass Ceiling...

Sarah Ebner | Posted 19.09.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Ebner

So women may need a "house husband" if they want to reach the top. At least according to Helena Morrissey, mother of nine (yep, you read that right), who is chief executive of Newton Investment Management.