Want a pay rise? Then you"d better become a father as study reveals men with children earn a FIFTH more

Want a pay rise Then you'd better become a father as study reveals men with children earn a FIFTH moreIncentive of being breadwinner for a family may push men to work harderWomen who give birth at an early age are ending up worse off than beforeMothers earn 26 per cent less than fathers but the pay gap is shrinking | UPDATED: 01:16 GMT, 24 December 2012 Fathers earn almost a fifth more than men who do not have children, according to research. The ‘fatherhood pay bonus’ means that the salaries of men who have children before they are aged 40 are likely to be 19 per cent more than childless colleagues.

Young people are calling time on binge-drinking culture

Young Britons turn their backs on binge drinking and drug taking culture of their parents' generation, figures show Government figures show students are drinking lessAcademics point to cultural shift, increasing financial constraints and tougher action to explain decline | UPDATED: 18:30 GMT, 9 December 2012 Young Britons are calling time on the binge-drinking culture of their parents' generation. Government figures show a continued fall in alcohol intake among young people, especially students, over the past decade.