Trust is vital for flexible workers and their managers – here’s how to help create it

Companies who encourage and succeed with flexible working report that trust is an important element of making it work. A report by Diageo and Timewise revealed that  The level of trust is exceptional and it is also normal for employees to flex where they work as and when it makes sense... What matters at Diageo is what you … Continue reading Trust is vital for flexible workers and their managers – here’s how to help create it

Have we reached a tipping point for working dads and equality?

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Parent Work Thrive is also on Twitter @parentwrkthriveWorking dads have been in the news recently - and it feels as though something new is happening: The government proposed a raft of measures aimed at increasing the number of dads taking Shared Parental Leave - and called for a culture change in how fathers are viewed … Continue reading Have we reached a tipping point for working dads and equality?

Six things that should not need to be said: a manifesto for employers

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I started Parent Work Thrive because I wanted to explore what helps people thrive as parents with careers.  There is a lot of non-advice out there along the lines of  'You have to work out what works for you as a family' and 'Just be confident and you will get what you want'.  Which just … Continue reading Six things that should not need to be said: a manifesto for employers