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Emilia Fox and Emily Watson are among the female celebrities voicing their commitment to women's rights in a powerful new film for ActionAid. Charlie Webster, Lucy Rose, Frances Barber, Tanya Burr, Gabriella Wilde and Sophie Cookson have also lent their voices to highlight how the charity supports women and girls…
There is overwhelming evidence of a strong link between socio-economic disadvantage and suicidal behaviour, according to a report. The Dying from Inequality report from Samaritans found that areas of higher socio-economic deprivation tend to have higher rates of suicide. The charity is calling on people across society - such as…
Children from the poorest parts of Scotland are more than twice as likely to have concerns recorded about their development. New figures show more than a quarter (26%) of children from the most deprived areas had at least one developmental concern identified during reviews offered to every child reaching 27…
Poverty should be regarded as a major risk factor for premature death, scientists have concluded after analysing data on 1.7 million people. The study is the first to compare the impact of low socio-economic status with other threats to health such as lack of exercise, smoking, diabetes, high blood pressure,…
Thousands of gay and bisexual men convicted of now-abolished sexual offences have been posthumously pardoned. The historic moment was confirmed by the Government as the so-called "Turing's Law" took effect on Tuesday. Justice minister Sam Gyimah said it was a "truly momentous day". The pardons, first announced last year, have…
Progress towards equality for disabled people in the UK "continues to be patchy and torturous", campaigners have warned. Disability rights groups have submitted a "shadow report" to a United Nations committee, criticising the UK for breaking the promise it made when it signed up to its international Convention on the…
Child health in Scotland is amongst the poorest in western Europe, according to a major study. Experts are calling for more action to tackle smoking, obesity and child mortality, as they say poverty is the main cause of poor health. The State of Child Health - Scotland report found more…
An alarming gap between rich and poor is leaving the health and well-being of the UK's children in jeopardy, according to a major report by child health experts. The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) urges the Government to introduce a comprehensive national strategy and reverse cuts to…
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Dress for success

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Although some companies have relaxed their dress code for employees, many still expect a professional look in interviews for new recruits. Here we look at why it is still important to companies.

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Resigning with class!

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Are you preparing to resign from your current job? Some job seekers have a hard time doing so, either because they love the job and their colleagues or because they can't stand the job and can't wait to leave. 

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When the workplace is a hell place

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Founder of Just Fight On, Jo-Anne Brown, spoke exclusively to us about bullying and harassment in the workplace. Bullying only happens to weak people. It only happens in school playgrounds.

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