The adage is, “if you want a job done, ask someone who is busy”.
In the world of insects, most of the work is done by the females; all daughters of the Queen of the colony.
When it comes down to human beings, both men and women carry out the work. But more and more women are entering the workplace, pushing employment levels to a new high.
A record number of women in full-time employment has pushed the UK’s employment rate to 76.3%. That’s according to the latest figures from the Office of National Statistics.