There has been an overwhelmingly positive and encouraging response to the recent publication of the UK’s first ever ‘Power Part Time Top 50 List’, which was printed in the Financial Times and by Timewise Jobs on 22 November. Launched by Timewise Jobs, the awards were an attempt to debunk the myth that one cannot achieve and maintain a successful professional career working part time and to reduce the taboo and stigma which exists.
20th November 2012
Michelle takes on part two of a question posed by My Family Care on whether the role of a father in the workplace is changing along with changes to Paternity leave and women climbing the corporate ladder.
In her answer, she looks at how legislation and tradition get in the way of gender equality.
26th September 2012
This week marks National Life/Work week in the UK, organised by charity Working Families. The idea of a life/work balance is a beautiful thing and something that professionals across the globe aspire to. But how many of us professional working parents really manage to find the balance in our lives? Once you find it, how can you maintain it?
16th August 2012
For separated or divorced families, the summer holidays are often fraught with practical challenges (and worries) when trying to agree contact time and holidays abroad with the children. Claire Wood shares some tips on how best to prepare for summer contact.
27th July 2012
On your marks, get set, go! The school summer holidays are upon us and professional working parents across the land are limbered up and already clearing the first hurdle in the endurance event of the season: the parenting Olympics. Forget London 2012, this is where agility and stamina are really tested.