Why It’s Not True To Say Just 1% Of Dads Have Taken Up Shared Parental Leave

On the first anniversary of the launch of Shared Parental Leave (SPL), it has been widely reported that just 1% of dads have chosen to take it up. However this figure, taken from research compiled by My Family Care, which helps businesses introduce family friendly ways of working, and the Women’s Business Council, has been misreported. There were…

Mum Posts Inspiring Post-Baby Body Instagram Selfie Encouraging Others To ‘Embrace Imperfection’

A mum who had three children in four years has posted body positive selfies of her stomach to encourage other mothers to “embrace their imperfections”. Marissa Fearon, 27, from Canada, shared a transformation photo, showing how her body has changed but her stomach has stayed the same. And that’s okay. “33 weeks separate these photos, eight…

‘Battlefield: Hardline’ Review: License To Slaughter

‘Battlefield: Hardline’ is out now on old- and next-gen consoles and PC. EA’s latest Battlefield – while at its core a spin-off cops and robbers take on the established Look Now There’s A Tank!!! formula – is essentially an enjoyable, straightforward first-person shooter with standard mechanics, plus some new wrinkles and narrative choices. The single…

Skepta’s ‘Konnichiwa’ Wins Mercury Music Prize 2016, And He’s Using His Prize Money To Give Back

Skepta has revealed how he plans to use his Mercury Prize money to help the disadvantaged. In Thursday (15 September) night’s ceremony, a panel of musicians and industry experts chose Sketpa’s ‘Konnichiwa’ as the album most worthy of the £25,000 prize, ahead of recent releases from Radiohead, Bat For Lashes and eventual runner-up David Bowie….

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