When a band manager replied to an email from a freelance counterpart, she was shocked when he advised her to leave the industry because she’s a woman and told her he’d let her know if he needed a cleaner.
It has long been the staple beverage of British breakfast tables and is regarded by many as the national drink. But the humble cup of tea is now in serious decline as people turn to healthier herbal alternatives, according to research published on 5 August.
Shops in struggling high streets would be allowed to open all day on Sundays while megastores in retail parks would be excluded from the longer hours, under plans to be announced by the Government. The move is aimed at breathing fresh life into town centre stores facing mounting pressure from online competitors as well as from out-of-town supermarkets.