Reflections on the evolving role of dads

Recently, Virginia, the founder of How Do You Do It, and I ran a webinar for the ICAEW focusing on Dads.  We looked at the evolving role of Dads and how the changes in society and organisations impact them.  We considered the challenges of being a working Dads based...

How comments impact a culture

An individual’s experience was recently relayed to me.  She worked in a team where ‘informal’ Christmas awards were decided and handed out by the junior members of the team.  She and her line manager are the only two mothers in the team.  They were given the award as...

Working Mums forced to leave their jobs

Almost 20% of working mums have been forced to leave their jobs because a flexible working request has been turned down, according to the latest annual survey by Workingmums.co.uk.   35% of mothers on maternity leave said the reason given for turning down the request...