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Being a stay at home dad

On International Men’s Day, here’s the experience of a stay at home dad on the challenges and rewards of childcare

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Women and Work: Things are getting better

So I woke up this morning to a lovely, sunny International Women’s Day and felt full of optimism.  It feels like over the past 12 months things have moved to another level: more diverse voices are speaking out and to a greater extent they are being heard.  We all know...

Menopause: Taboo or not taboo – that is the question.

Menopause: Taboo or not taboo – that is the question.

Yesterday we blogged about improving maternity transitions, getting it right benefits both Women and organisations. Obviously, not all women choose or are able to have children, but all women will go through the menopause. In the UK that’s 13 million women and it’s...

Balance of Power – IWD 2019

Balance of Power – IWD 2019

This year's theme for IWD19 is “Balance for Better” the background behind the theme is that the world now expects balance, notices it’s absence and celebrates its presence and that balance drives a better working world. It’s right that we should celebrate changes that...

Make Your Mentoring Rock

Make Your Mentoring Rock

Plenty of research supports the benefits of mentoring, increases in productivity, retention, progression of individuals and creating a positive workplace culture.  There’s a definite need for mentors, our own Millennial research showed that 86% of those that didn’t...

#bemorebird

#bemorebird

#bemorebird is our campaign for this year. When asked, 80% of the millennials we spoke to stated they would rather work for a man than a woman. This made our hearts sink… Women as bosses were described as ‘bitchy’, ‘mean’, ‘overly demanding’ and ‘unrealistic’. We did...

Personal Leadership Planning for Women Workshop

Personal Leadership Planning for Women Workshop

This one-day introduction to discovering your leadership capability is aimed at anyone with high potential, who has progressed quickly to date in their career and has line manager and/or budget responsibility. Each module covered on this introduction will run as a...

#BeMoreGareth

#BeMoreGareth

We end a week where the country has been gripped with World Cup fever - maybe the heat created a form of delirium. But as well as the unexpected and long-awaited success for England in tournament football, there's something equally special that we think should be...

Our Thoughts on Flexible Working

Our Thoughts on Flexible Working

Asking for a part-time role is like putting on Harry Potter’s invisibility cloak. It can feel as if you cease to play a serious part in an organisation. In reality, you’re just there to do a specific, hours-limited job. We’ve got a bit of a beef about the image of...

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