Black Cambridge alumni celebrated

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A new exhibition will celebrate prominent black graduates from Cambridge University.
Fourteen portraits, along the library's Royal Corridor, feature the first black students and more well-known alumni.
The exhibition includes portraits of actor..

How a small debt could cost a life

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A year ago music student Jessica Hurst, 25, was told her father had died at the age of 56. Then came the discovery that he had killed himself after getting into debt. As she explains here, it had begun as a relatively small debt for unpaid council ta..

Flexible working challenge for parents

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Melissa Brooker had been in her job as a senior HR director for 10 years and “loved every minute of it”.
Then she had her first child.
“Sadly, the year I returned took the shine off for me,” she says. “Gradually, it became obvious that my employers ..

Confusion about pay scales

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A cynic might think that it suits the government to create confusion about pay increases, but whatever your view, it’s clear that this year’s changes have been complex. After years of fairly simple – if small – changes to pay, the soundbites surround..