What’s been going on in family homes during lockdown? Are we really seeing stereotypical gender roles break down or they becoming more polarised? It’s a fascinating area of research and Dr Jasmine Kelland of the University of Plymouth is at the forefront of finding out what’s been going on.
Behind a shut door on the upper level of a family home, someone laughs while on a two-hour long Skype call with work colleagues. In the living room are two children playing a video game on an Xbox. Sat at a messy dining table in the corner of the room is the children’s other parent,
At the very end of February, I did an in-depth interview with Jane van Zyl, chief executive of Working Families, the flexible employment charity. We discussed all manner of issues related to working culture: How tech can help you work flexibly, the challenges employees face when wanting to work flexibly, how many people have the
“You cannot put a price on family wellbeing.” You could be forgiven for thinking that’s an inspirational quote I’ve ripped from a dodgy Instagram account. In fact it’s a direct quote from Anthony Fitzpatrick, who is Employee Relations and Global Employment Policy Lead at insurance giant Aviva. He was speaking at the launch of something