Monthly Archives: April 2013

We are both responsible

Things people don’t tend to say to working fathers: Does your wife/partner mind you working? Who looks after your children when you’re at work? Does your wife/partner help you with the housework? Is it worth you working given how much … Continue reading

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Desperately Seeking Damon

Some years ago, I dealt with an extremely difficult case where emotions ran high.  An employee (who was still employed) brought claims against their employer and their manager. The employee was unrepresented but wouldn’t communicate via Acas.  I walked a … Continue reading

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“Wear sunscreen” – or, why I teach.

I had the great fortune to spend this weekend at a spa in Shropshire.  A present from my children for Mothering Sunday, it was a timely break from a fairly frantic period in my life.  I was presenting full-day courses … Continue reading

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A Twitterversary

Hello. It’s a momentous day.  I’ll forgive you if you’re racking your brains as to why this might be. It’s exactly a year since I joined Twitter, this very day. I don’t mean to sound sensationalist, but it has changed … Continue reading

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