The Duchess of Cambridge may not have a typical job, but now seems as good a time as any to explore what maternity leave is like for the rest of the population. Here are some tips for returning to work.
Vardags founder Ayesha Vardag talks to Real Business about the benefits of supporting female employees and offering maternity leave, having struggled to set up the firm and support her young family as a single mum herself.
Returning to work after maternity leave is an emotionally draining transition for many women, so here’s how companies can make the process better.
Self-employment may not be for everyone, but there is no denying the benefits that women can experience from becoming their own boss.
As part of our Fleet For Growing Businesses hub we ve produced an A-Z of key business fleet terms, and salary sacrifice is next to be demystified.
The difference between maternity, paternity and shared parental leave is vast, so it wouldn’t hurt to know what each one entails.
With a gap left when a key member of staff went on maternity leave, Mike France explains how his business dealt with it and then re-integrated them.
In her first statement as prime minister Theresa May said of the “underdog”: “I know you’re working around the clock, I know you’re doing your best and I know that sometimes life can be a struggle. She was not talking about entrepreneurs, but it describes their lives perfectly.
In order to create a better work-life balance and generate more time to spend with family, 38 per cent of British millennial mothers have revealed they plan to start a business.
Governments play an important role in providing a safety net for those who are unable to work, and in deciding what benefits and income support peopleare entitled to. It has been revealed, however, that Britain is one of the most frugal countries in terms of benefits.
In 2016, employers will begin to feel the impact of the employment law reforms made by the first Conservative government. As such, here are the five most important pieces of legislation that leaders need to keep in mind.
Positive strides have been taken to increase the level of female representation on UK boards through Lord Davies’ government-backed annual review into gender equality in the boardroom. But while the prospect of more women on British boards championing the equal pay cause is a brilliant development, every organisation has the potential to change the status quo.