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It has been announced ahead of tomorrow's Budget announcement, that the childcare subsidy for working parents is to be increased. As many as 1.9 million working families will benefit from the subsidy, worth up to £2,000 per child up to 12 years of age, from September… read »
The Huffington Post have published an intriguing article regarding the treatment that Texas state Senator Wendy Davis has received in her gubernational campaign. The Dallas Morning News published an article that began to question certain aspects of her history,… read »
A report in the Telegraph today stated that fathers are 'twice as likely as mums to have flexible working requests turned down', only a few days after Lucy Powell, Shadow Minister for Childcare and Children, wrote a piece asking why father are left out of the work-life… read »
Citymothers' founder Louisa Symington-Mills has written an enlightening piece for the Guardian's Women in Leadership explaining how she manages the guilt of returning to work following her maternity leave. Louisa describes how her excitement of returning to work in a… read »
Last week the Guardian's women in leadership community held the first live Q&A of 2014, looking at how we can reject the stereotype. Questioning whether 2014 is 'the year we stop trying to have it all', the live chat explores whether working women can live up to… read »
Stephanie Schriock, President of EMILY's List and American Women, has written a guest blog for Huffington Post, spotlighting the ways in which women are working for working women. EMILY's List endeavours to elect Democratic women to office, in order to bring a… read »
Any contribution to the discussion about women in the workplace is a welcome addition, in my view.  Sheryl Sandberg’s book and organisation, ‘Lean In’, certainly kick-started a discussion, and, for that, I value her input.  Guardian writer, Hadley Freeman, was… read »
A couple of well-informed individuals suggested to us on our Dutyfy survey that their lives, and the future of working parents in the UK would be drastically improved if we looked to Scandinavian countries for inspiration.  So we thought it would be interesting to… read »
Results so far from our Dutyfy survey show that a huge proportion of you believe that having childcare options at work would drastically improve life for working parents. It is more crucial than ever to provide affordable, convenient and high-quality childcare. Not… read »