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Supporting the Wellbeing of New Parents in the Workplace

Supporting the Wellbeing of New Parents in the Workplace

The past twelve months have created extra pressures on everyone’s mental health personally and professionally. More than 50% of adults have said their mental health worsened during lockdown. Parents, in particular, have experienced a difficult time as they were forced...

5 ways to ensure your job adverts attract more women applicants

5 ways to ensure your job adverts attract more women applicants

As employers recognise the added value of employing diverse teams along with the drive for greater representation by women at senior levels and in traditionally male-dominated professions, here are our tips for creating job adverts that are likely to be more appealing...

Creating an inclusive culture for working parents and carers

Creating an inclusive culture for working parents and carers

Creating an inclusive culture for working parents and carers Now, more than ever, it’s important that employers take into account the needs of employees who have parenting and caring responsibilities. The increasing impact of COVID-19 and the rise in numbers of women...

Help! My team member is pregnant – what do I do now?

Help! My team member is pregnant – what do I do now?

As a manager or as a business owner, hearing the news from an employee about a pregnancy is often accompanied by mixed feelings. Naturally you’re delighted for the individual, or the couple, but there is also concern of how the loss of the employee during their...

Key features of our Family Care Leave services

Key features of our Family Care Leave services

Throughout the UK, employers struggle to retain quality employees that are so essential for succession and progression. Employers are continually faced with challenges in attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse workforce and leadership teams. Top candidates...

Tips for making Family Home Working work for all the family

Tips for making Family Home Working work for all the family

The world of work has changed rapidly over the last few weeks. Homeworking is one of the government’s key measures to avoid the further spread of Covid-19, protecting the NHS and, of course, saving lives. How we live and work has changed in so many ways. For those of...

Tools to help you manage your mind to cope with uncertainty

Tools to help you manage your mind to cope with uncertainty

The change in life brought about by COVID-19 is now more familiar to most people, but the uncertainty of how long this will last, how will it impact the future, and even how to manage in the next few weeks is a source of anxiety and stress. Here are a range of tools...

Essential ways to stay sane whilst working from home

Essential ways to stay sane whilst working from home

At the time of writing, we’re a few weeks into the lockdown measures introduced as a response to the coronavirus pandemic.  This has been specifically written to support people working from home – perhaps for the first time - giving essential ways to stay sane. A...