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“Things had moved on, it felt overwhelming” Amira shares her story with the Mums Returning To Work project

The Mums Returning to Work project by Outside the Box is highlighting the issues faced by a huge amount of women during pregnancy, as well as during and after maternity leave. The Equality and Human Rights Commission found that in the U.K: 77% of mums had a negative of discriminatory experience during pregnancy, maternity leave […]

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I love being a volunteer. It gives me hope, it’s brilliant

A post from our Community Correspondent Laura McGlinn @stargazer1210 I love my work has a volunteer, simple as that. I love chipping in and working hard and the skills I’m being rewarded with are just outstanding! Bear Laura Grylls is my Tuesday name lol! What have I learned through various volunteer posts? For a start I’m […]

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Work, love and wellbeing: new research from @relscot

We’ve lifted the lid on the state of the nation’s relationships.@Relate_charity & @RelScot launch #TWWAN16 research today < Pls RT. pic.twitter.com/efy4dCJJqn — Relationships Scot (@RelScot) October 25, 2016   It’s difficult to know when we first started using the phrase “work-life balance”. The implication is that work is something separate from the rest of our […]

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My job makes me feel good

A post from one of our Community Correspondents My name is David. I am 34 and I have cerebral  palsy. I am a good walker but I have learning difficulties. I came from Ireland when I was 12 to live with my grand mother after the death of my mother.  My father was unable to take care of […]

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Depression, unemployment and hope

From one of our Community Correspondents I want to talk about two things that affect me; depression and unemployment, or unemployment and depression. For the third year running I’ve found myself unemployed at the same time of year. I was first diagnosed with depression after losing my job, and it’s hit me after every job […]

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