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...

My November newsletter is out!!

My November newsletter is out! What’s in it this month? How to avoid the Christmas party from hell Creating a social media policy Age discrimination in job adverts Upcoming shared parental leave book Make sure you sign up so you don’t miss out!...