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COVID-19 Working Parents

27 March 2020 | Our Views

With an estimated 1.4bn children across the world home from school right now (ref: Quartz Communications March 2020), many parents are home schooling their children for the first time. According to child psychiatrist, Megan Gunnar, many children are anxious, even frightened – they are not going to school, not seeing…
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To parent or not to parent

23 October 2019 | Our Views

There was a parent who had adopted, a mum who had conceived via IVF, a mum who had miscarried, a dad who shares custody, a woman who’d decided not to parent and a mum who’d had an unplanned pregnancy. What did they all have in common? They’d all experienced judgement.
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Why isn’t the gender gap shifting?

22 August 2019 | Our Views

The gender pay gap is proving to be very stubborn, even though many employers are making a concerted effort to close it. When I was researching this issue for our partnership with SheSays on their ShareBaby campaign two facts jumped out. The first: incredibly, there are still no sectors in…
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How to Absolutely Get Working Fit

8 August 2019 | Our Views

If you’ve taken some time out to have a baby or raise young children, returning to work can be a bouquet of mixed emotions. On the one hand, it can be hard to leave your little one in the care of others. On the other, it can be exciting…
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How to be the best version of yourself

27 November 2018 | Our Views

How to be ‘your best self’ is a BIG question! A question that may take a life time – and possibly longer – to master. Preparing for an event to senior HR professionals I asked myself how could I do something in one hour that would be helpful? I started…
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