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Just 7% of women with mental health problems during or after pregnancy are getting specialist help, a new poll suggests. The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) said the NHS is "letting down" some of the most vulnerable women in society. The RCOG said its latest report highlights an…
Pregnant women and new mothers could be given greater protection from being sacked under Government plans. Business minister Margot James said there would be "zero tolerance" of discrimination against expectant or new mothers in the workplace. The Government will consult on options to make sure there are sufficient protections against…
Hospital bosses with responsibility for the treatment of a pregnant woman with learning difficulties did not launch legal proceedings quickly enough, a Court of Protection judge has said. Managers had asked Mr Justice Baker to decide whether the woman should have a caesarean section against her wishes - and he…
One of Britain's biggest abortion providers put women at risk by failing to adequately train staff and neglecting to obtain proper consent from patients, a watchdog report has revealed. Staff at Marie Stopes International (MSI) had "limited training" in resuscitation and clinicians were found to be "bulk-signing" forms authorising abortions,…
A scheme which gives contraception to women at risk of having their children taken into care will be expanded following a cash injection from the Government. The Pause programme supports vulnerable women, who are at risk of having repeat pregnancies, on the condition they use long-acting reversible contraception such as…
Maternity care at almost three-quarters of local NHS groups needs to improve, new figures show. In total, 209 Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) were rated of which 144 "need improvement," with 11 registering the "greatest need for improvement," according NHS England. Just one group, West Kent, was ranked as "top performing"…
Fewer people are seeking help from dedicated sexual health clinics, new figures show. Last year, 1.26 million people in England sought help from family planning services, community contraception clinics and some young people's advisory centres - a 4% dip on the previous year. The figures from NHS Digital show that…
Almost three quarters of people in Northern Ireland want changes to the region's restrictive abortion laws, according to a new Amnesty International poll. The survey found 72% wanted abortion permitted in cases of incest and rape - while 67% supported a woman's right to terminate pregnancy when there has been…
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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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