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Woman lose out on achieving work-life balance

May 12, 2021 | By admin | No Comments | Filed in: egielqmer.

first_imgWoman lose out on achieving work-life balanceOn 10 Jun 2003 in Personnel Today Comments are closed. Previous Article Next Article Working women are still missing out on work-life balance because theycontinue to carry the main burden of domestic duties at home. New research from The Work Foundation, in association with Employers forWork-Life Balance (EfWLB), shows that, for many women, when one working dayfinishes, another begins at home. The Work Foundation report, About Time for Change, finds employers areresponding to the case for better work-life balance – three out of five peoplesay their employer would support all employees, with or without children, beingable to work flexibly. But, the report shows that within the home, women still shoulder the greatershare of domestic responsibility. They are more than three-and-a-half times more likely than men to reportthat they do most of the household tasks themselves, and over 12 times morelikely to report they do most of the childcare. However, the report, based on a survey of 500 respondents, shows coupleswhose salaries and career priorities were equally matched tended to sharedomestic responsibilities more evenly. Will Hutton, chief executive of The Work Foundation said: “This[work-life balance] is not just about civil society, individual sanity orallowing women to juggle their lives better. It is increasingly relevant toworkplace performance and productivity.” Related posts:No related photos.last_img read more

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Model plasmasphere calculations for L-values near 2.5 at the longitude of Argentine Islands, Antarctica

May 9, 2021 | By admin | No Comments | Filed in: egielqmer.

first_imgA model of the terrestrial plasmasphere that includes an eccentric dipole geomagnetic field has been developed. Calculations are carried out for tubes of plasma at the longitude of Argentine Islands, Antarctica (64°W). Results for L-values around 2.5 are compared with those obtained in VLF experiments at Faraday that detect whistler signals from NAA and NSS stations in the north east U.S.A. Calculated group delay and Doppler shift of whistler signals are analysed by the usual technique employed by experimenters at Faraday to deduce meridionalE×Bplasma drift and rate of change of plasma tube content (i.e. ionosphere-plasmasphere flux). The deduced drifts and fluxes are compared with those from the model.last_img

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Soccer Legend Diego Maradona Dead at 60

May 8, 2021 | By admin | No Comments | Filed in: egielqmer.

first_img Beau Lund Maradona was captain Argentina one the 1986 World Cup. He later played for Barcelona and Napoli, winning two Serie A titles with the Italian team.Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved. Nos llevaste a lo más alto del mundo. Nos hiciste inmensamente felices. Fuiste el más grande de todos.Gracias por haber existido, Diego. Te vamos a extrañar toda la vida.— Alberto Fernández (@alferdez) November 25, 2020 Hasta siempre, Diego. Serás #Eterno en cada corazón del planeta fútbol.— Selección Argentina (@Argentina) November 25, 2020 Fernandez also confirmed three days of mourning to honor Maradona’s memory.The Argentinian national team also posted a tribute on Twitter:center_img November 25, 2020 /Sports News – National Soccer Legend Diego Maradona Dead at 60 Written by FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailArchivo El Grafico/Getty ImagesBy CARMEN COX, ABC News(NEW YORK) — Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona has died at the age of 60, his longtime agent, Matias Morla, confirmed Wednesday.The legendary midfielder and manager suffered cardiac arrest while at home, the BBC reports. Maradona had recently undergone a successful brain surgery and was  released from hospitalization Nov. 11, according to ESPN.The Argentine Football Association president, Claudio Tapia, shared condolences in a public statement Wednesday, saying the organization “expressed its deepest pain at the death of our legend, Diego Armando Maradona. You’ll always be in our hearts.”Argentina’s President Alberto Fernandez mourned Maradona on Twitter, writing,”You took us to the top of the world. You made us immensely happy. You were the greatest of all. Thanks for having existed, Diego. We will miss you for life.”last_img read more

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Industry star joins board of insurance giant Hamilton Fraser

May 7, 2021 | By admin | No Comments | Filed in: egielqmer.

first_imgLeading evictions specialist Paul Shamplina has been made Chief Commercial Officer of property industry insurance giant Hamilton Fraser just three years after his business, Landlord Action, was bought by the company.Shamplina, who is known to millions in the UK and beyond for his regular appearances on popular Channel 5 TV Nightmare Tenants, Slum Landlords, is both an advisor to government on all things eviction as well as a regular pundit on the subject on TV, press and radio.The direct-talking Shamplina founded Landlord Action in the late 1990s after spotting a gap in the private rental market for a regulated evictions service backed by its own in-house legal service.ExposureIt has since grown into one of the largest volume evictions specialists helped in part by Shamplina’s media exposure, and was bought by Hamilton Fraser in June 2017 for an undisclosed sum.As part of the deal Shamplina took on the role of brand ambassador and joined the advisory council of another Hamilton Fraser business, The Property Redress Scheme.He has since taken an increasingly commercial role within the insurance company and now joins its board as well as being made COO.“I am very pleased to announce that I have accepted the new position of Chief Commercial Officer on the board of Hamilton Fraser,” he says.“A great company with great people and at the heart and leading the way in The Private Rental Sector.”Shamplina is also involved in helping promote several industries initiatives including The Lettings Industry Council, as well as his fund-raising boxing charity, Rumble with the Agents.MYDEPOSITS Hamilton Fraser Paul Shamplina PRS February 8, 2021Nigel LewisWhat’s your opinion? Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Please note: This is a site for professional discussion. Comments will carry your full name and company.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.Related articles BREAKING: Evictions paperwork must now include ‘breathing space’ scheme details30th April 2021 City dwellers most satisfied with where they live30th April 2021 Hong Kong remains most expensive city to rent with London in 4th place30th April 2021 Home » News » Industry star joins board of insurance giant Hamilton Fraser previous nextProducts & ServicesIndustry star joins board of insurance giant Hamilton FraserPaul Shamplina has also been made CCO of the company, which operates both a redress and a tenancy deposit scheme.Nigel Lewis8th February 202101,286 Viewslast_img read more

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Motion banning student-staff relationships spreads across JCRs

May 3, 2021 | By admin | No Comments | Filed in: egielqmer.

first_imgA motion banning relationshipsbetween staff members and any students over whom they have responsibility isbeing discussed in many JCRs. The motion states that such relationships “raiseissues, relating to inequalities of power in a relationship, or perceivedfavouritism, or the undermining of trust in the academic process” and urgesJCRs to appoint representatives to lobby their colleges for reform. The group’s chairwomen, Clara Riedenstein and Kemi Agunbiade told Cherwell that a ban would “protect both staff and students, ensuring the power dynamic that exists between them cannot be misused – as in these cases it can be difficult to distinguish consent and coercion”. St Peters, Lincoln, Magdalen and Balliol have all also been approached with this motion, although Balliol is not running JCR meetings at this time. It Happens Here, an Oxford SU group aiming to end sexual violence on university campuses, is encouraging this motion, telling students to “bring this motion to your JCR, to your JCR President or Gender / Women*s Representative to help spark this (long overdue) change”. This legislation does not apply to members of the Decanal Team due to Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights but members are urged to consider “potential conflicts of interest”. Some taken issue with the motion on this basis, seeing St Hugh’s definition of sexual harassment as too expansive. It includes “any sexually-orientated conduct, including “joking”, “banter” or innuendo” and “display of sexual materials, including on a computer screen, for reasons other than genuine academic endeavour”. The motion also urges colleges to set up a concrete policy banning relationships of this nature, outlining unacceptable behaviour and disciplinary action. It gestures to the St Hugh’s Policy on Prevention of Sexual Assault as an example which prohibits staff from “engaging in romantic or sexual relationships with students with whom they hold any such teaching, professional, or pastoral responsibility”. The University has been contacted for comment. Lady Margaret Hall’s JCR haspassed the motion this week while Regents Park’s JCR passed the motion withemendations, shifting from support for a ban to “a college-wide reform of thepolicies regarding romantic or sexual relationships between staff members andstudents with whom they hold any such teaching, professional, or pastoral responsibility”,as well as to appoint student representatives to “communicate and collaboratewith college to put in place a policy that will work for and benefit allparties”. The original motion aimed to appoint student representatives to“communicate” the request for a ban. This year, University College London became the first Russell Group university to ban intimate relationships between a staff member and a student over whom they have responsibility. In the US, all Ivy League universities have a ban on such relationships.last_img read more

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’Fat tax’ idea dismissed by health and industry experts

April 21, 2021 | By admin | No Comments | Filed in: egielqmer.

first_imgResearch published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health last week suggested that 3,200 lives per year could be saved if the government imposed a ’fat tax’.It called for VAT at 17.5% to be levied on certain foods. The report, backed up by research at Oxford and Nottingham Universities, included baked goods such as cakes and biscuits.The suggestion, which received wide media coverage on TV news bulletins and in the national press, was rebutted by many, including Maura Gillespie, head of policy and public affairs at the British Heart Foundation. She said that rather than concentrating on foods high in sugar, fat or salt, the government should focus its attention on encouraging the consumption of healthier foods.Gillespie added: “We also want manufacturers and retailers who have not already adopted the traffic light scheme to put colour-coded nutritional information on all their products.”Richard Dodd, spokesman for the British Retail Consortium, which represents the major supermarkets, said: “There is no such thing as unhealthy food but there can be an unhealthy diet.”Gill Brooks-Lonican, chief executive of the National Association of Master Bakers, said: “Cakes and biscuits are a treat and often contain ingredients that are good for you in moderation.”last_img read more

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SWAT standoff on Adams Street in South Bend ends peacefully

April 20, 2021 | By admin | No Comments | Filed in: egielqmer.

first_imgIndianaLocalNews Twitter WhatsApp Twitter SWAT standoff on Adams Street in South Bend ends peacefully Facebook WhatsApp By 95.3 MNC – March 7, 2021 0 249 (Jon Zimney/95.3 MNC) The South Bend SWAT team was called to a home in the 1600 block of Adams Street on Saturday afternoon, March 6.The standoff at the home followed a warrant investigation that led to a vehicle pursuit where the suspect got away.After several hours, the suspect came out of the home and was placed under arrest. Pinterest Pinterest Google+ Facebook Google+ Previous articleDead fish, birds prompt official to issue warning to avoid Wolf Lake in HammondNext articleThis week’s Food Bank of Northern Indiana mobile food distribution schedule 95.3 MNCNews/Talk 95.3 Michiana’s News Channel is your breaking news and weather station for northern Indiana and southwestern Michigan.last_img read more

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Press release: First events announced for National Democracy Week

April 20, 2021 | By admin | No Comments | Filed in: egielqmer.

first_img Faith Forums for London will deliver a five day Civic and Democracy LeadershipProgramme equipping young leaders to participate and engage with our Democracy. During the week, organisations around the country will hold a wide variety of events,including: Over 25 events have been confirmed in eight cities throughout the UK and more are beingadded all the time. Sign up for an event, advertise yours or download our partner pack here.Further informationThe Prime Minister answered a question at Prime Minister’s Question Time on 6June about National Democracy Week. Read the full transcript here. Follow us on social media at #talkdemocracy. The week is being delivered in collaboration with the National Democracy WeekCouncil members, the Cabinet Office and partners across the country. The week will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Representation of the PeopleAct 1918 when the first British women over 30 (who met a property qualification) wonthe right to vote and the 90th anniversary of the Equal Franchise Act 1928 whichgranted equal voting rights to men and women. For further information on National Democracy Week, contact the Cabinet OfficePress Office on 0207 276 0436. National Democracy Week events will take place on a national and local level toencourage members of the public to get involved with our democracy, in particularthose from under-registered groups, including young people, BAME groups, Britishex-pats, and people with disabilities. Events can be found here. The first events to inform, include and inspire have been announced for National Democracy Week.A series of nationwide events have been announced today as part of the inaugural NationalDemocracy Week, taking place from 2 – 8 July. The events are aimed at inspiring people ofall ages and backgrounds to participate in democracy and will be organised by charities and community groups across the country.This festival of democracy is being held in July to coincide with and celebrate the 90thanniversary of the 1928 Equal Franchise Act – a further historic constitutional milestonewhich granted equal voting rights to men and women.Proceedings will kick off on the 2 July in Manchester, with the first ever National DemocracyAwards at the People’s Museum. The Awards will recognise the exceptional service of thosewho work tirelessly to increase democratic engagement in the UK.Minister for the Constitution, Chloe Smith MP said: Shout Out UK will host a ‘Women In Politics Hackathon’ inviting up to 100 youngwomen, including influential figures across parties, to come together and tackle theissue of representation in politics. UpRising, the British Red Cross and the Refugee Council are hosting ‘Our Voice’, ayouth-led event focused on refugee and asylum seeker issues in Birmingham andBedford. The Patchwork Foundation is hosting an event to promote positive integration ofunder-represented, deprived and minority communities into British democracy andcivil society. You can find out more about National Democracy Week on the website here. This is a UK-wide festival to celebrate 90 years of equal democratic rights for women andmen. I’d encourage everyone to join in National Democracy Week and participate in anactivity in their local area. Putting on an event in your local scout hut, school hall orcommunity centre is a great way to celebrate and get your local community involved. Our democracy should be inclusive of everyone in society. We hope the fantastic eventsbeing held around the country will inform, include and inspire people of all backgrounds toparticipate in our democracy.” It takes about 5 minutes to register to vote online. To find out more visit this page.last_img read more

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Harvard Thinks Big 2: Introductions

March 1, 2021 | By admin | No Comments | Filed in: egielqmer.

first_imgSteven Hyman, Provost; Member of the Board of Snydics of Harvard University Press; Professor of Neurobiology;Peter Davis ’12 and Zachary Richner ’11, Co-Producers and Co-Hosts of Harvard Thinks Biglast_img

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Myanmar’s Suu Kyi detained again — without her old support

February 8, 2021 | By admin | No Comments | Filed in: egielqmer.

first_imgBANGKOK (AP) — A military coup in Myanmar has left the country’s elected civilian leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, back where she was just over a decade ago — under house arrest. But this time, her standoff with the military comes after she has sorely disappointed many once-staunch supporters around the world by cozying up to the country’s generals. Leaders in the West still denounce her detention, but they no longer view her as the paragon of democratic leadership. With her reputation abroad tarnished and the military firmly in power, it’s not clear who can lead Myanmar out of the wilderness.last_img

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