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The Gender Pay Gap Gains Are At Risk Of Erosion

(0) Comments | Posted 24 February 2012 | (14:51)

Amid the bleak economic outlook, women in the UK had a little something to smile about just before the festive season got under way.

This was owing to the Office of National Statistics' (ONS) revelation that the gender pay gap had narrowed markedly.

Figures showed it had dropped...

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10 Valentine's Day Dental Health Care Tips for Parkinson's Disease Sufferers

(0) Comments | Posted 14 February 2012 | (16:50)

When Valentine's Day officially ended at midnight, I think it would be fair to say that the people beaming from ear-to-ear were not only doting couples but the owners of restaurants, card stores, florists and chocolatiers as well.

A recent study has predicted British men will splash out £611m on...

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Parents Have Good Reason to Fear the Redefining of Autism

(0) Comments | Posted 27 January 2012 | (16:15)

The global reaction to news that a US panel of experts in psychiatry is proposing to redesign the definition of autism has been nothing short of explosive.

The incendiary move has not only struck fear into the hearts of parents of autistic children but also sparked a wider debate among...

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Increasing Class Sizes Should Be Avoided At All Costs

(0) Comments | Posted 10 January 2012 | (14:23)

In 2009 the Guardian newspaper published an article based on a report which warned private schools would have to increase their class sizes in the future to cut costs.

The article noted that "since 1981 private schools have reduced the number of pupils per teacher from 12.6 to...

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Tackling Domestic Violence by Teaching Lawyers to Recognise Abuse

(3) Comments | Posted 29 December 2011 | (23:00)

Christmas Day has come and gone for another year.

Many of us - including me - will return to work this week a little heavier than we were a few days ago.

The festive season is one of the most stressful times on the calendar not least because we tend...

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