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Prince Harry 'plans to take two weeks of paternity leave'

Prince Harry 'plans to take two weeks of paternity leave'

Prince Harry is expected to take a two-week break from official engagements in order to help his wife the Duchess of Sussex look after their baby because 'it's a very modern Dad thing to do'.

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What the Government can learn from Piers Morgan’s ‘papoosegate’ | Coffee House

What the Government can learn from Piers Morgan’s ‘papoosegate’ | Coffee House

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…

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Commons setback for self-employed parental leave reform, but campaigners vow to fight on |

Commons setback for self-employed parental leave reform, but campaigners vow to fight on |

Legislation that could have enabled self-employed parents in theatre to share parental leave has failed to progress in the House of Commons

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Artists to back shared parental leave bill at Westminster - M Magazine

Artists to back shared parental leave bill at Westminster - M Magazine

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

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Parents and carers in performing arts face 'career penalty' - M Magazine

Parents and carers in performing arts face 'career penalty' - M Magazine

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'.

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Industry backs equality for self-employed fathers | IQ Magazine

Industry backs equality for self-employed fathers | IQ Magazine

Music stars including Coldplay's Chris Martin have joined forces with campaigners to change legislation that denies self-employed fathers paternity leave

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The platform decentralising tools that help workers campaign for better rights

The platform decentralising tools that help workers campaign for better rights

Rather than being a threat to the union model, the founders believe Organise can work alongside unions to give workers more power

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Could paying dads to stay at home turn round failing shared parental leave programme?

Could paying dads to stay at home turn round failing shared parental leave programme?

Fathers must be given drastically improved rights or the Government’s shared parental leave policy risks failing entirely, experts have warned.

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MPs to debate plans to extend shared parental leave to self-employed | News | The Stage

MPs to debate plans to extend shared parental leave to self-employed | News | The Stage

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

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Coldplay's Chris Martin Backs Fight For Law To Boost Parental Leave For Self-Employed

Coldplay's Chris Martin Backs Fight For Law To Boost Parental Leave For Self-Employed

'Dads have had enough of being sidelined when it comes to parenting.'

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Tracy Brabin: It’s time to extend Shared Parental Pay to freelancers and the self-employed

Tracy Brabin: It’s time to extend Shared Parental Pay to freelancers and the self-employed

The days of new employment laws being created only for those in more conventional employment should be left behind, writes Tracy Brabin

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Government must extend parental leave to self-employed, insists UK Music CEO - M Magazine

Government must extend parental leave to self-employed, insists UK Music CEO - M Magazine

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

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Tracy Brabin calls for self-employed to be able to share parental pay

Tracy Brabin calls for self-employed to be able to share parental pay

Former actress wins cross-party support for her bill to give ‘gig’ workers the same rights as staff

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Award-winning engineer Olga Fitzroy on why the biz should embrace shared parental leave to

Award-winning engineer Olga Fitzroy on why the biz should embrace shared parental leave to

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

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How Parents in Performing Arts is giving theatre a creche course in caring

How Parents in Performing Arts is giving theatre a creche course in caring

Parents in the Performing Arts has launched a charter and toolkit to help theatres become inclusive and accessible to parents and carers...

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Coldplay frontman Chris Martin backs shared parental leave for roadies and freelance produ

Coldplay frontman Chris Martin backs shared parental leave for roadies and freelance produ

With self employed parents currently missing out on this scheme, a trio of musicians have added their support to the Parental Pay Equality campaign

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Chris Martin: Extend shared parental leave for producers & roadies

Chris Martin: Extend shared parental leave for producers & roadies

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

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Coldplay and Tim Burton support St Andrews-raised music engineer Olga's shared parental pa

Coldplay and Tim Burton support St Andrews-raised music engineer Olga's shared parental pa

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

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Shared Parental Leave: Why Self-Employed People Don’t Benefit…But Should

Shared Parental Leave: Why Self-Employed People Don’t Benefit…But Should

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.

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A welcome boost for parental rights

A welcome boost for parental rights

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.

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Coldplay, Laura Marling, Music Producers Guild, MU and more sign shared parental pay lette

Coldplay, Laura Marling, Music Producers Guild, MU and more sign shared parental pay lette

Those who have signed the letter from the music and MI industry join over 30 MPs from all four major political parties.

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Artists unite over calls for fair parental pay benefits - M Magazine

Artists unite over calls for fair parental pay benefits - M Magazine

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.

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6 Mothers Share Their Stories Of Workplace Discrimination

6 Mothers Share Their Stories Of Workplace Discrimination

Six working mothers share their stories of workplace discrimination after having a child.

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Pressure builds to extend shared parental leave to the self-employed

Pressure builds to extend shared parental leave to the self-employed

Self-employed parents could soon see Government action on an unfair quirk of the maternity system which currently leaves them out in the cold.

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Campaign calls for Shared Parental Pay for self employed - Workingmums.co.uk

Campaign calls for Shared Parental Pay for self employed - Workingmums.co.uk

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

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Opinion: Engineer Olga Fitzroy explains why she's campaigning for Shared Parental Pay for

Opinion: Engineer Olga Fitzroy explains why she's campaigning for Shared Parental Pay for

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?

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St Andrews-raised music engineer Olga launches national campaign for shared parental pay -

St Andrews-raised music engineer Olga launches national campaign for shared parental pay -

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)

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Halloween mummy protests due against bosses' 'archaic' stand over pregnant women - Belfast

Halloween mummy protests due against bosses' 'archaic' stand over pregnant women - Belfast

Campaign groups are to stage Halloween protests to highlight

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Music business urges equal parental leave rights for self-employed - Evening Express

Music business urges equal parental leave rights for self-employed - Evening Express

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

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PSNEurope on Twitter

“Recording engineer @OlgaFitzRoy has launched a campaign to give freelancers equal rights to Shared Parental Pay: https://t.co/FpBYB7vw1g”

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MPG backs campaign for equality in shared parental pay legislation - PSNEurope

MPG backs campaign for equality in shared parental pay legislation - PSNEurope

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

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Could EU Plans Hold Key To UK Parenting Leave Reform Post-Brexit?

Could EU Plans Hold Key To UK Parenting Leave Reform Post-Brexit?

Parenting leave experts always knew that

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Election time: Inside the UK Music 2017 manifesto

Election time: Inside the UK Music 2017 manifesto

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

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The Music Producers Guild Backs Campaign For Equality In Shared Parental Pay Legislation

The Music Producers Guild Backs Campaign For Equality In Shared Parental Pay Legislation

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

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