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News and EventsEVENTS - Thursday 10th November is the Big Night In! Launched last year by children’s charity PiggyBankKids, the Big Night In is a great way to help some of the UK’s most innovative charitable projects for young people while having a great night in with your friends. Will it be a poker party or a karaoke night? The choice is yours, the benefit theirs.. www.bignightin.co.uk
EVENTS - Thursday 2-6th November, Olympia, London - It’s the most inspirational approach to ‘winter living’ yet – thousands of fabulous ideas and gifts all under one roof. Now in its 5th year, Spirit of Christmas in association with House & Garden magazine is the ultimate shopping experience.
Sourcing beautiful and original items takes time and effort. Spirit of Christmas is perfect for those in the mood for hassle-free and time-effective shopping – especially Christmas shopping - as well as those who simply want to get a taste of the seasonal trends. More: www.spiritofchristmasfair.co.uk
NEWS - 19 Oct 05 - Paid leave plans for new fathers - Fathers of babies could get the right to take three months' leave with a state allowance of about £106 a week. The Work and Families Bill extends paid maternity leave from six months to nine months, but fathers rather than mothers could take the last three months. More: news.bbc.co.uk , www.dti.gov.uk www.personneltoday.com
NEWS - 10 Oct 05 - New fathers to be offered six months' unpaid leave - Men are to be given the right to six months' paternity leave during the first year of their baby's life, but it will be unpaid, the Government is expected to say this week. More: www.telegraph.co.uk
NEWS - 4 Oct 05 - Stay at home advice to mothers attacked as sexist and wrong - Research suggesting that it is better for mothers to stay at home to look after children up to the age of three is sexist and mistaken, the Equal Opportunities Commission said yesterday. The Government-funded commission spoke out after the research, led by Dr Penelope Leach, a child care expert, claimed that babies did better in developmental tests if they were looked after by their mothers. It did not suggest that fathers could, or possibly should, be the main carers, a point the commission felt was a major flaw. More: www.telegraph.co.uk
NEWS - 3 Oct 05 - Mother's care is best for first three years - YOUNG children who are looked after by their mothers up to the age of 3 do significantly better in developmental tests than those cared for by nurseries, nannies, childminders or relatives, according to a long-term study of 1,200 children led by Penelope Leach, the childcare expert.
NEWS - 1 Oct 05 - Anti-depressants are not always the best treatment for the young. The heavy, black cloud of depression can afflict people of all ages. Around 40,000 young people in Britain are taking some form of prescribed medication to treat it. However, this week, experts at the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence announced that such medication is being over-prescribed. More: www.telegraph.co.uk
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