Workplace relationships more commonly end in marriage – pub is top for one night stands

Relationships which begin in the workplace are more likely to lead to marriage than those which start elsewhere, new research has revealed. A study found despite many companies now discouraging inter-colleague liaisons, the chances are couples who get together after an office romance will end up together. The trend emerged following a detailed study of…

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iPosture – more young people suffering from back pain, gadgets the cause

Ipads, tablets and smartphones are causing an increase in the number of people suffering from back pain, new research has shown. Medical experts believe our propensity to hunch over modern devices whilst texting, emailing or playing games could be leading to a back condition dubbed ‘iposture’. Figures show typically 1.5 more working days per year…

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Two thirds of step-parents feel they’ll never be ‘fully accepted’ by their new family (with case study)

One in three step-parents have such a difficult relationship with their step-children they cannot wait until they leave home, research has shown. A study, examining the complicated dynamics facing those who leave an existing partner to ‘take on’ another’s family, found that despite the increasing number of modern families comprising of more than one set…

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