News & Views

Working dads feature in HR Director

27 January 2023 |News

For working dads, Covid-19 considerably changed their relationship with work and family. Not only did it prove to be an awakening – with many dads for the first time appreciating the challenges of juggling work and childcare – it was also a period that showed parents a different and better…
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Working dads article features in People Management

6 January 2023 |News

WOMBA Director, Alison Green, writes in People Management, the most read and visited HR media brand in the UK, about how working dads have become the pioneers of gender equality. As more fathers challenge the status quo of paternity leave policies in a post-pandemic world, they are inadvertently driving change,…
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WOMBA speaks to d&i Leaders about flexible working

19 December 2022 |News

WOMBA director, Alison Green, contributes to an article in d&i Leaders on how inclusive new working practices are. The traditional 9 to 5 is fast becoming obsolete, with the past three years seeing a dramatic shift in flexible working practices from flexible hours, hybrid working to the four-day week. Alison…
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WOMBA welcomes new Flexible Working Bill

6 December 2022 |News

The U.K. government gifted an early Christmas present to millions of workers by proposing a new law that will grant the right to ask for part-time hours or home-working arrangements from the first day of a new job. Additionally, approximately 1.5 million low-paid workers — such as those operating…
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Working Parents – the War for Talent

14 September 2022 |Our Views

Full employment allows employees to choose who they work for As employment levels reach their highest levels since 1974, companies are looking carefully at risks relating to recruitment and retention. The Office for National Statistics has revealed that full employment has been achieved in 2022…
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