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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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SheSays campaign launches for shared parental leave

22 August 2019 | News

Since I had my children (some years ago now!), it’s been great to see the positive changes for working mums. But what about the dads? All parents should have the opportunity to combine working with raising their family – in a way that is equitable, doesn’t disadvantage them and…
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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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