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“I firmly believe that with the right footwear one can rule the world” – dress codes and discrimination (UK)

Re-wind to May 2016 and you may recall the widely-reported story of a receptionist sent home from work without pay for wearing flat shoes in contravention of her agency’s dress code. The incident led to a joint report by the House of Commons Petitions Committee and Women and Equalities Committee, High Heels and Workplace Dress … Continue Reading

Stress at work – that Friday feeling

So here I sit on Friday in my designer jeans, Savile Row shirt and of-the-moment socks*, wondering what all the fuss is about. A survey of 2,000 workers by clothes retailer Very is reported in Metro today, shedding a whole new light on workplace stress. You and I might have thought that small matters such … Continue Reading