Well, there is a reason for that, and according to reports it is "sexist air conditioning". It appears office air conditioning is set to the metabolism of a 40 year old male and that results in the temperature being 4 degrees cooler than women find comfortable. Fortunately for women workers the need to reduce emissions means "thermal comfort standards" are always under review and as technology progresses air conditioning of the future is likely to be able to take into account different genders, ages and body shapes when regulating room temperature.
Reports have surfaced this month of a construction company banning beards in the workplace. With dress codes having had significant attention recently for all the wrong reasons, this rule - which is potentially discriminatory - is for health and safety reasons. Unite the union have called the rule "penny pinching" but with both cost and H&S reasons for its application the company may well be able to justify any discrimination if it were to be tested before a tribunal.
Sticking with dress codes, school boys in Exeter took matters into their own hands when they found they were not allowed to wear shorts to school. In the recent very hot weather the boys wore skirts in protest. The school subsequently said it would look again at the uniform requirements and a decision was subsequently taken to allow shorts (subject to a consultation with students and parents).
While one report this month has suggested that women start to face a gender pay gap just one year after graduation, it appears in the world of sporting prize money that the gap is closing. Figures from a BBC Sport study have revealed that only 17% of sports reward men better than women, down from 30% in 2014. Golf, football and cricket remain some of the worst offenders.
And finally, desperately hoping this one is not fake news - one Glaswegian Granny's resignation letter has found fame via Twitter. While the spelling and choice of language may leave a bit to be desired, this lady knows how to get her point across!