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Read the latest blogs for working mums from our team and the community. We aim to inspire a forgotten mass of talent that are mums. Mums who want to return to work, change career or simply fight for flexible working.

Needle in a haystack


By the-boss | Jul 3, 2018

Childcare Options And Flexible Working Finding the right childcare options when working full time or flexibly can be like finding a needle in a haystack. If you do find that needle it is often a diamond! Parents spend up to 45% of their disposable income on childcare. When it comes to a return to work, […]

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Is a return to Marketing in your future?

By the-boss | Jun 20, 2018

Always liked the idea of marketing? Can you communicate clearly, both in writing and speech? Are you a problem solver? Can you crunch numbers? Are you an ideas person? If yes, then marketing could be the new career pathway you’ve been looking for. But, what actually is marketing? Many people throw the word around not […]

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Coaching Skills for Parents from Positive Parenting

By the-boss | Jun 7, 2018

How many of us went to the University of Parenting? How many of us were given a manual when we had our first babies? Where is that rulebook, the one that tells us what to do, when & how, the one that tells us how to deal with teenagers? There’s plenty of advice out there, […]

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A Dads Share

By the-boss | Jun 6, 2018

Back in November 2014 my wife and I were overjoyed with the arrival of our daughter Beatrice. Being at home with her for those first two weeks was amazing and she was perfect in every way, but a month in to her life she was diagnosed with hip-dysplasia and we were told she would need […]

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High Profile Returners… Helen Wright is doing it for herself, for you and for the love of flex.

By the-boss | May 31, 2018

The birth of “9-2-3” has been a very personal journey. Following a career as a Broadcast Journalist (where I worked for both the BBC and ITV), I stopped working to have a family. During this time, amongst other things, I was Vice Chair of the local Pre School and joined the Parish Council. But when […]

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Hospitality: A world of opportunity

By the-boss | May 29, 2018

Hospitality is the third largest employer in the UK, employing 2.9 million people and contributing a phenomenal £130bn to the UK economy. Surprised? Sadly, many of us associate hospitality jobs as stop-gaps with unsocial hours and no career opportunities. Think again. It’s a thriving industry, with a skills shortage, that’s crying out for good people. […]

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Would improving men’s rights help close the gender pay gap?

By the-boss | May 16, 2018

Written by Fiona Halkyard @ Chatter Communications I don’t really think of myself as much of a feminist. I don’t get offended if a man holds a door open for me or calls me “love” (to be fair living in Yorkshire, it’s a pre-requisite and even men get called love, so score one for equality!). […]

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7 Women Returners. Diversity

I have 1.4 million candidates available but I am only sending them to Goldman Sachs!

By the-boss | May 8, 2018

We are currently experiencing a huge skills shortage, my financial services clients and manufacturing clients seem to spend their lives hiring, they fill one position and another becomes available. How are we going to find the staff to keep up? Well the first option and obvious one is to up-skill internally (but I’ll save that […]

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By the-boss | May 1, 2018

Interested in coming back to work after a break? Charlotte Blyton discusses how she got back into the workplace via Deloitte’s Return to Work programme. Since returning, she has been named one of Timewise’s Power Returners, and been promoted from Senior Manager to Associate Director. She offers her advice around returning to work. “My advice […]

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