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Insta-worthy interiors and three day weeks: how Gen Z is your office?

Therapists on speed dial and plenty of time to work on a side-hustle — the next generation has a very different way of doing business. Vive la (office) revolution, says Kate Wills

Jun 6, 2022
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Is Mauritius the most family-friendly holiday ever?

Kate Wills and her toddler Blake discover Mauritius

Apr 5, 2022
ES Magazine

Ukrainians in London: meet those who are helping out their country

Kate Wills speaks to five proud Ukrainians living in London who have been galvanised by the Russian invasion to raise money and support for their beleaguered country

Mar 10, 2022
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VR meetings and in-house therapists—welcome to the office of tomorrow

As Londoners (finally) ditch their spare rooms and return to the workplace, Kate Wills asks top firms what’s enticing them back

Feb 15, 2022
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Generation Resignation: why millennials are quitting the rat race

Working 9 to 5? That’s no way to make a living. Millennials are leaving their jobs to pursue their passions — and companies face a fight to keep them. Kate Wills meets the people calling it quits

Jan 24, 2022
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‘In our culture, breasts still mean titillation and not lactation’

It has come as a surprise to many that taking pictures of breastfeeding mothers in public was legal until today. Kate Wills on why the automatic objectification of this part of a woman’s body needs to stop

Jan 5, 2022

Will AstraZeneca save the world?

It’s gone from British success story to cast off the booster list. But as the world reels from Omicron, does the Oxford vaccine have a future being rolled out across Africa? Kate Wills reports

Dec 2, 2021

Have the wheels come off Peloton?

As its new London studio further delays opening, sales forecasts are slashed and profits tumble, Kate Wills reports on how Rishi Sunak’s favourite workout is struggling to keep up momentum

Dec 1, 2021

How Adele became the biggest musician in the world

She’s back with a new single, a new album, a new love and a whole new look. Kate Wills takes a look at Adele’s internet-breaking return

Nov 18, 2021
The Sustainables

Cheers! How London’s bars, restaurants and hotels are going green

Cocktails from coffee grounds and boltholes with boreholes — Kate Wills finds out how the capital’s hospitality industry is tackling climate change

Nov 12, 2021

Hex and the city: the new breed of London witches

Forget broomsticks and pointy hats, modern urban witchcraft blends feminism, wellness and a sprinkling of savvy social media marketing into a potent brew. Kate Wills gets spellbound

Oct 28, 2021
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Why Londoners have stopped having babies

From climate anxiety to ruinous childcare costs, young Londoners are saying no to babies. But as the birth rate hits historic lows, what does it mean for the future of the capital?

Oct 4, 2021
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Baby bootcamp: the rise of the post-natal retreat

‘It’s like an NCT group but with more wine,’ Kate Wills checks in to a wellness retreat for new parents

Sep 17, 2021

The office is back - but not as you know it

Greener, cooler, more expensive — while you’ve been WFH, a quiet revolution has been taking place in London’s workplaces. Kate Wills on the future of office life

Sep 2, 2021
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Back to the office or WFH forever?

Masks at your desk, seating plans and a boss/employee divide — as civil servants are summoned back to Whitehall three days a week, Kate Wills reports on how London is approaching the great return

Aug 14, 2021
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Is egg freezing a work perk too far?

As more London companies offer fertility services, Kate Wills asks if this is about gender equality or something more cynical

Aug 5, 2021

Five quick ways to help you create a happy hybrid working life

The traditional working week is long gone. Business psychologist Tony Crabbe tells Kate Wills how to perfect the balance between working at home and in the office

Jun 10, 2021

Have you gone hybrid yet? It’s the new 9-5...

Dividing the week between home and the office is set to become our new way of doing business. But how can you ensure you get the best of both worlds? Kate Wills reports

Jun 10, 2021

Here come the 2021 bride tribes—but which one are you?

From Carrie’s boho bash to Ariana’s showstopper, Kate Wills has a guide to the celebrity micro-wedding

Jun 3, 2021

Vogue US star Paloma Elsesser: “I felt weird not being thin or white”

London-born plus-size model Paloma Elsesser was “born in a Kentish Town bathtub” and has just graced the cover of US Vogue . She talks to Kate Wills about tokenism in fashion, meeting Meena Harris and how she still loves a Nandos

Mar 23, 2021

Are the super-rich skipping the vaccine queue?

The super-rich are skipping the queue and jetting abroad for their Covid jab. So are we heading for a vaccine apartheid? Kate Wills reports

Mar 2, 2021