How businesses can help mums to return to work

First published on Design Week on 13 June 2019. Diversity has always mattered – but now, it feels to be an increasingly important issue, not only morally, but because diversity has proven to significantly impact financial performance and business success. It increases innovation, creativity, employee satisfaction, loyalty and dramatically widens your talent pool. As a seasoned … Continue reading How businesses can help mums to return to work

How to manage your maternity or adoption leave and feel confident about returning to work

I’ve recently surveyed over 200 women about their experiences of returning to work. Asking how they felt ahead of the first day back, they said they were anxious, nervous, excited. Is this you? If so, then read on. Here are 6 tips to feel more confident about your return to work: 1. Talk to your … Continue reading How to manage your maternity or adoption leave and feel confident about returning to work

Every mum is an individual. One maternity or adoption policy doesn’t fit all.

When I worked in HR some of my most difficult conversations were with women talking to their boss about how they’d return to work from maternity or adoption leave. I was always surprised by just how tough it was; a highly talented, loyal employee wants to come back to work meets reasonable, understanding employer who … Continue reading Every mum is an individual. One maternity or adoption policy doesn’t fit all.