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Empowering Pregnant and Breastfeeding Parents in the Workplace: The Journey and Vision Behind MumPod

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An interview between The IVF Network’s Carolina Alexandra and Founder of MumPod, Rosamund McFadden In today’s corporate landscape, supporting new and expecting parents is more important than ever. One individual who has dedicated her career to transforming how workplaces accommodate and support breastfeeding mothers is Rosamund McFadden, the founder of MumPod. Rosamund has utilised her […]

3 Steps to Success: Supporting return to work after parental leave

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by Executive Coach Alice Darbyshire Each one of us is someone’s precious child. This is the essence of how Bob Chapman leads, and it never feels more relevant than when we’re discussing the transition to parenthood and beyond. It serves as a powerful reminder that those we lead and manage are humans, not simply resources […]

Understanding the impact of fertility challenges and why fertility benefits are important

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Written in association with Parallel Partner Fertifa Fertility and family-forming challenges can have an enormous impact on an individual, especially in the absence of workplace support. Fertility Network UK research has shown that 90% of people who have been affected by infertility say it caused them feelings of anxiety or depression and 78% of people […]

Expanding Benefits Worldwide: Think Global, Act Local

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Guest blog by JooBee Yeow, Advisor to Start Up Founders with Parallel’s Client Services Director, Caroline Masterton. Navigating the challenges of establishing a consistent yet locally tailored benefits package is no small feat, especially for start-ups eager to grow. In this article JooBee and Caroline delve into the complexities and strategies of expanding employee benefits […]

Disability Pride Month: Our guide to raising awareness in the workplace this July

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Alison BrownHealth & Wellbeing Specialist This July marks the start of Disability Pride Month – a month long celebration for the disabled community to embrace pride and celebrate being unapologetically themselves. As employees, now is the perfect time to acknowledge, recognise and look within your organisation at the obstacles that individuals with disabilities must overcome […]