Employers shouldn’t be afraid to hire women who might start a family
By Helen Letchfield | 10 Sept 2019
The ongoing reluctance of businesses to recruit women of childbearing age isn’t only outdated, it’s unnecessary, explains Helen Letchfield.
Employer branding – parent power
By Madiha Sajid | 4 Sept 2019
At a time when a third of employers are avoiding hiring women who they ‘fear’ might start a family soon, UCL is bucking the trend by making family-friendly policies and gender equality key components of its employer brand.
Gender pay gaps: three ways to eliminate barriers to progress
By Helen Letchfield | 3 Apr 2019
Progression, flexible working, and empowering women are all key areas to focus on if companies are to eliminate the gender pay gap, argues Helen Letchfield, co-founder of Parent and Professional.
Special report: Why are gender pay gaps increasing?
By Helen Letchfield | 2 Apr 2019
As the second round of gender pay gap reporting draws to a close, the news isn’t good. Find out why and how to tackle the underlying barriers driving pay disparity.
Case study: UCL tackles equality barriers facing working mothers
By Madiha Sajid, UCL | Mar 2019
Find out how UCL went about tackling the barriers to career progression that can affect women in particular once they become a parent or carer.
Press: Guide to parent-friendly, agile working practices
By Helen Letchfield | 31 Jan 2019
With few businesses immune from the need to adapt to changing marketing conditions, Parent &Professional talks to theHRDirector about how parent-friendly working practices can help.