Author Archives: Bex Bailey
Written for The Handbook. Love Island season is upon us, which means that we’re all glued to the extended ad for Mallorca and/or botox that is ITV’s hit reality series. But there’s more to Mallorca than Caroline Flack, The Villa … Continue reading
Written for The Handbook. When I told a friend that I was off to Madeira, she laughed “you’ll just be hanging out with people like my grandparents!”. Well, it turns out it’s the grannies who are having the last laugh; … Continue reading
Women who go to university get a bigger pay boost than men – but only because women who don’t suffer such a large pay penalty compared to men. Degree or no degree, women can’t win when it comes to pay. … Continue reading
I am 26. At the current rate of progress, I will be retired – or worse – before women in the UK are paid as much as men. The gender pay gap starts the moment women enter the workplace and … Continue reading
Written for The Handbook. Malta, with its rich history and Game of Thrones scenery, is an increasingly hot tourist destination – and it’s not hard to see why. From stunning architecture and artistic masterpieces to the nightclubs and party scene, Malta … Continue reading
I wrote this for the i and it can be found here. This week, in the UK, women will earn £2.5 billion (£2,647,736,923) in total less than men. That’s £176.50 for each woman in work.
Today I wrote for the Guardian. You can read the article in full by clicking here.
I’m over the moon that employment tribunal fees will be scrapped. Calls to helplines about sexual harassment are increasing but the huge fee means the number reporting it has fallen. The fees were clearly a deterrent to people who had … Continue reading
I was on BBC Radio Sheffield today discussing women’s rights at work, ahead of International Women’s Day tomorrow. You can listen to the discussion here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/radiosheffield
‘You will never be popular’, starts Jess Phillips – words spoken to her by Harriet Harman when she first began speaking out for women in parliament.