Have you heard about the changes at Equality Pays?

Have you heard about the changes at Equality Pays?

For those of you that know me and my business, you’ll know that for the past 3 years Equality Pays has focused purely on gender diversity issues in the technology and financial industries. I’ve really enjoyed working this field, it has had its ups and...

Health and Safety for pregnant staff

Did you know that when you have pregnant staff you have to do a health and safety check? So many women I talk to say that their employer never did this! Depending on your work environment it can take as little as 20 minutes to do. The Health and Safety Executive have...
Using your maternity policy as a recruiting tool

Using your maternity policy as a recruiting tool

    Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about preparation and being ready for events before they happen. Yesterday I called a tech company based in London to see if they wanted to book a strategy session to write a new maternity policy. I explained what I...
Why Pregnancy and Maternity Discrimination is Bad for Business

Why Pregnancy and Maternity Discrimination is Bad for Business

So, you’ve got a member of staff who has told you they are pregnant. You’ve smiled politely, offered congratulations. Asked lots of inquisitive questions, but on the inside you are panicking. It’s ok to feel nervous about your extra responsibilities and in some ways I...