When Piers Morgan called Daniel Craig an #emasculatedbond for carrying his daughter in a baby carrier, Twitter responded in the best way possible. Apart from feminists scoffing (and yes, I was one of…
Legislation that could have enabled self-employed parents in theatre to share parental leave has failed to progress in the House of Commons
Nadine Shah (pictured), Savages and Elle Exxe are among the artists set to demonstrate outside parliament this Friday in support of the bill which will allow self-employed parents the right to shared
A new study into work-life balance in music and the performing arts has found that carers, parents and freelancers are hit with a £3,000 a year 'career penalty'.
Music stars including Coldplay's Chris Martin have joined forces with campaigners to change legislation that denies self-employed fathers paternity leave
Rather than being a threat to the union model, the founders believe Organise can work alongside unions to give workers more power
Fathers must be given drastically improved rights or the Government’s shared parental leave policy risks failing entirely, experts have warned.
MP and former actor Tracy Brabin, who submitted the Shared Parental Leave and Pay (Extension) Bill to parliament, says it would have far-reaching benefits within the performing arts
'Dads have had enough of being sidelined when it comes to parenting.'
The days of new employment laws being created only for those in more conventional employment should be left behind, writes Tracy Brabin
UK Music chief executive Michael Dugher calls on the government to extend the Parental Leave Bill to cover the self-employed and help support the livelihoods of thousands of people working across the
Former actress wins cross-party support for her bill to give ‘gig’ workers the same rights as staff
All companies with more than 250 employees will soon have to report annually on their gender pay gap. Award-winning recording and mix engineer Olga Fitzroy argues that the music business could address
Parents in the Performing Arts has launched a charter and toolkit to help theatres become inclusive and accessible to parents and carers...
With self employed parents currently missing out on this scheme, a trio of musicians have added their support to the Parental Pay Equality campaign
Chris Martin has called for Shared Parental Pay Benefit to be extended to the self-employed to help roadies and other crew members who work in the music in
Members of Coldplay, film director Tim Burton and other notable artists have teamed up with 30 MPs from across the political spectrum to support a St Andrews-raised music recording engineer’s campaign
When my son was born, my self-employed husband tried to cut his hours down so he could spend time with us in the first few weeks.
Gender equality is big news but when it comes to women and work, some mothers are more equal than others. Female freelancers get literally no maternity rights yet are an important part of the workforce — as are self-employed dads.
Those who have signed the letter from the music and MI industry join over 30 MPs from all four major political parties.
Laura Marling, Coldplay and Bond composer David Arnold are among the signatories of an open letter calling for the extension of shared parental pay benefits to the self-employed.
Six working mothers share their stories of workplace discrimination after having a child.
Self-employed parents could soon see Government action on an unfair quirk of the maternity system which currently leaves them out in the cold.
Self employed people should have the right to Shared Parental Pay, according to a new campaign which is gathering force. The Parental Pay Equality campaign says that the current maternity pay system f
Engineer Olga Fitzroy is launching a petition to make shared parental pay available to the self-employed. But why is this important for the audio industry?
A St Andrews-raised music recording engineer who has worked with Coldplay, The Foo Fighters and Beatles producer Sir George Martin, has launched a national campaign to make Shared Parental Pay (ShPP)
Campaign groups are to stage Halloween protests to highlight
The music industry is calling for parental leave rights to be extended to freelance and self-employed workers. UK Music, which represents the industry, said recording studio producers and engineers ar
“Recording engineer @OlgaFitzRoy has launched a campaign to give freelancers equal rights to Shared Parental Pay: https://t.co/FpBYB7vw1g”
With self employed parents currently missing out on this scheme, the MPG is supporting the Parental Pay Equality Campaign which aims to redress this issue
Parenting leave experts always knew that
With another general election now just weeks away, UK Music will later today launch its 2017 manifesto, highlighting the key areas in which the Government will need to act to ensure the industry’s pro
Recording engineer Olga FitzRoy has launched a national campaign to get Shared Parental Pay extended to self-employed parents who currently don’t benefit from this scheme.With the backing and support