Press

Below you can read a selection of articles which have been published in the national and regional press, and online, which mention Workingmums.co.uk. If you have any press enquiries please ring 020 8432 6094 or email mandy.garner@workingmums.co.uk.

Press

2018

Atkins, Deloitte and The Berkeley Partnership top employers for working mums
11th October 2018
Click Here to view

Dads demand more flexible working
11th October 2018
Click Here to view

Working parents feel “unfairly judged”
1st October 2018
Click Here To View

Fathers seek more flexible working, but remain concerned about impact on career
1st October 2018
Click Here To View

Parents want more help from employers to balance work with caring for family
19th September 2018
Click Here to view

BetterPoints shortlisted for Top Employer Award
18th September 2018
Click here to view

Towards Equality at Work and at Home
5th July 2018
Click Here to view

 

Taking gender out of the gender pay debate
14th May 2018
Click Here to view

Exciting News – Kalma Baby makes shortlist for Top Franchise Awards
6th April 2018
Click Here to view

What Works For Gender Pay Equality?
HRZONE, 15th March 2018
Click Here to view

What works for returner programmes?
HRZONE, 1st March 2018
Click here to view

Pregnant Women Are Treated Proves That
Huffington Post, 19th February 2018
Click here to view

Pregnancy is not a barrier to a successful career
Huffington Post, 19th January 2018
Click here to view

2017

Survey shows big demand for retraining from mums
hrnews.co.uk, 1st December 2017
Click here to view

Morgan Sindall targets career-breakers
constructionenquirer.com, 1st December 2017
Click here to view

Majority of mums interested in retraining and setting up their own business
staffingindustry.com, 24th November 2017
Click here to view

Morgan Sindall launches new Returnship Programme
bdaily.co.uk, 22nd November 2017
Click here to view

Cuttsy + Cuttsy win Workingmums.co.uk top employer award
PMLive.com, 22nd November 2017
Click here to view

Morgan Sindall offers workers a route back into construction after career break
Scottishconstructionnow.com, 21st November 2017
Click here to view

Lloyds Banking Group and McDonald’s among 2017’s top employers for gender diversity
Employeebenefits.co.uk, 9th November 2017
Click here to view

Don’t assume flexible workers don’t want to progress
TrainingJournal.com, 9th November 2017
Click here to view

43% believe taking shared parental leave would not make financial sense
Employee Benefits, 6th October 2017
Click here to view

Parents call for more flexible working at senior levels
Relocate Global, 25th September 2017
Click here to view

Flexible working affects mums’ ability to progress their career
Business Matters, 21st September 2017
Click here to view

Thirty hours free childcare not a ‘silver bullet’ for working parents
People Management, 25th August 2017
Click here to view

How To Request Flexible Working
youngwomenstrust.org, 2nd August 2017
Click here to view

Workingmums.co.uk launches white paper on returners and supporting dads at work
onrec.com, 7th July 2017
Click here to view

Bluebird Care in Greenwich wins award for being innovative
News Shopper, 27th June 2017
Click here to view

Best family friendly franchise organisations announced by workingmums.co.uk
4kids2thrive.co.uk, 17th May 2017
Click here to view

Worldwide debate erupts as Aussie politician breastfeeds in Parliament
HR News, 11th May 2017
Click here to view

Workingmums.co.uk launches 2017 Best Practice Report & Top Employer Awards
HR News, 30th March 2017
Click here to view

 

 

Sharing best practice
HRZone, 22nd March 2017
Click here to view

Workingmums.co.uk launches 2017 Best Practice Report
Onrec.com, 22nd March 2017
Click here to view

Creating the right work environment with Workingmums
SThree Careers, 13th March 2017
Click here to view

Sky’s Women in Leadership and Working Parents founder departs to set up own consultancy
The Drum, 9th March 2017
Click here to view

Mum in running for top franchisee
Farnham Herald, 8th March 2017
Click here to view

Gender diversity is important for everyone
HRZone.com, 8th March 2017
Click here to view

SME leaders share their views on workplace inequality 
The Telegraph, 6th March 2017
Click here to view

Gender pay audits ‘positive’ for business
HRNews.co.uk, 6th March 2017
Click here to view

When should you tell your boss you’re pregnant?
Yahoostyle.com, 2nd March 2017
Click here to view

How do we get to workplace equality?
HRZone.com, 23rd Feb 2017
Click here to view

Sleep deprived? How to fake looking awake
Huffington Post, Parent Voices, 17th Feb 2017
Click here to view

Hartlepool mum needs your help to win national title
Hartlepool Mail, 2nd Feb 2017
Click here to view

Why now’s the time to embrace flexible working
jobs.theGuardian.com, 31st Jan 2017
Click here to view

A Working Mums Interview with Mandy Garner
amumtrackmind.com, 31st Jan 2017
Click here to view

Art Businesswoman up for Workingmums Award
Shieldsgazette.com, 28th Jan 2017
Click here to view

Does Flexible Working Need to be Reformed?
www.hrzone.com, 12th Jan 2017
Click here to view

Does Why retraining is key to a successful career
Hotcourses.co.uk, 12th Jan 2017
Click here to vie

2016

Limber up to be flexible
tes.com, 16th December 2016
Click here to view

Q&A: Mandy Garner (Editor, Workingmums.co.uk)
Payandbenefitsmagazine.co.uk, 2nd December 2016
Click here to view

Sky-high support for working women wins top award
Payandbenefitsmagazine.co.uk, 2nd December 2016
Click here to view

Xero: State of Accounts. What UK accounts and small business owners think about recent technologal changes and the future of accounting
Xero.com, 2nd December 2016
Click here to download a copy of the pdf 

Workingmums award for Brighton-based software company Madgex
The Argus, 2nd December 2016
Click here to view

The future of work – what challenges do women face?
HRNews, 24th November 2016
Click here to view

How to handle flexible working requests
Management Today, 21st November 2016
Click here to view

Flexible working requests: common employer pitfalls
Personnel Today, 15th November 2016
Click here to view

Workingmums.co.uk launches report on future of flexible working and family support
Recruitment International, 10th November 2016
Click here to view

And the UK’s most family-friendly employers are…
HRnews, 10th November 2016
Click here to view

Momentum is building for Britain’s female entrepreneurs
Zervant, 10th November 2016
Click here to view

Cuttsy & Cuttsy wins top employer award
PMLive, 4th November 2016
Click here to view

Workingmums.co.uk announces winners of its 2016 Top Employer Awards
onrec, 3rd November 2016
Click here to view

Sky and Vodafone awarded for gender diversity and family-friendly policies
employeebenefits.co.uk, 2nd November 2016
Click here to view

Mums forced out due to lack of flexible jobs
HRNews, 20th October 2016
Click here to view

WORKING MUMS FORCED OUT DUE TO LACK OF FLEXIBLE JOBS
PALife, 19th October 2016
Click here to view

Mums are forced out of work due to lack of flexible jobs
We are The City, 19th October 2016
Click here to view

Flexible working denial harming mothers
HR, 19th October 2016
Click here to view

One in five mothers forced out of jobs due to lack of flexible working
Ri5, 18th October 2016
Click here to view

Mums forced out of work due to lack of flexible jobs
Changeboard.com, 18th October 2016
Click here to view

One in five working mums denied flexible working and forced to leave jobs
People Management, 18th October 2016
Click here to view

18% of working mums leave their jobs because of a declined flexible-working request
Employeebenefits.co.uk, 18th October 2016
Click here to view

Reducing gender pay gap would add ‘£150bn to UK economy by 2025’
People Management, 13th October 2016
Click here to view

Workingmums.co.uk announces shortlist for anniversary Top Employer Awards
hrnews.co.uk, 29th September 2016
Click here to view

Workingmums.co.uk announces shortlist for anniversary Top Employer Awards
Onrec.com, 26th September 2016
Click here to view

 

Is there a backlash against flexible working going on?
HRZone.com, 9th September 2016
Click here to view

The lasting impact of maternity discrimination
Huffington Post, 1st September 2016
Click here to view

Tackling the motherhood penalty
HRZone.com, 31th August 2016
Click here to view

The railways are no longer just a man’s domain: meet the female train drivers
The Guardian, 30th August 2016
Click here to view

Tips on balancing your career with starting a family
www.guardian.co.uk, 26th August 2016
Click here to view

How to babyproof your career
www.telegraph.co.uk, 3rd August 2016
Click here to view

What it’s like expressing breast milk at work (tip: don’t put it in your tea)
marieclaire.co.uk, 7th August 2016
Click here to view

Out-of-hours childcare: expensive and ever harder to find
theguardian.com, 7th June 2016
Click here to view

Claire White of Seriously FUN Swimming Schools wins Workingmums.co.uk Franchisee of the Year Award!
www.ewif.org, 1st June 2016
Click here to view

Workingmums.co.uk announces winners of its first Top Franchise Awards
OnRec, 19th May 2016
Click here to view

Career progression with flex
HRZone, 11th May 2016
Click here to view

Mums look to retrain to find more meaningful jobs
HRNews, 4th May 2016
Click here to view

Mums look to retrain to find more meaningful jobs
Onrec, 29th April 2016
Click here to view

Mums retrain to find more meaningful jobs
Recruitment International, 28th April 2016
Click here to view

Mums retrain to find more meaningful jobs
Training Journal, 28th April 2016
Click here to view

Michelle shortlisted for national award
Chester Standard, 21st April 2016

Working Mums Publishes 2016 Best Practice Report
hrnews.co.uk, 12th April 2016
Click Here to view

Why flexible working works: a single mum speaks out
The Guardian, 12th April 2016
Click Here to view

Does Maternity Pay for the Self-Employed Need Reforming?
Huffington Post, 21st March 2016
Click Here to view

Can you work part time in a demanding senior job and still get to the top?
The Guardian, 8th March 2016
Click Here to view

What causes the gender pay gap
Huffingtonpost.co.uk , 2nd March 2016
Click Here to view

March of the mumpreneurs: Now 800,000 women run their own businesses part-time
www.dailymail.co.uk
Click Here to view

Supporting Working Dads
www.payandbenefitsmagazine.co.uk, Feb 2016
Click Here to view

Is flexible working bad for your health?
www.Huffingtonpost.co.uk, 18 Jan 2016
Click Here to view

Why the new women and work all-party parliamentary group matters
The Guardian, 13 Jan 2016
Click Here to view

Will there ever be a solution to the gender pay gap?
www.employeebenefits.co.uk, 05 Jan 2016
Click Here to view

2015

5 top tips for getting flexible working right
TheGuardian.com, 10 December 2015
Click Here to view

Workingmums.co.uk launches Top Franchise Awards
bdaily.co.uk, 4 December 2015
Click Here to view

New female-focused franchise awards launched
startups.co.uk, 4 December 2015
Click Here to view

Workingmums.co.uk launches Top Franchise Awards
onrec.com, 2 December 2015
Click Here to view

Tackling the gender pay gap
Jobs & Careers Magazine, 24 November 2015
Click Here to view

Part-Time Politics
Huffingtonpost.co.uk, 24 November 2015
Click Here to view

Thinking of going back to Work? There is help out there
familiesonline.co.uk, 20 November 2015
Click Here to view

Bank of America Merrill Lynch recognised for  career progression
hit.com, November 2015
Click Here to view

The new way to get back to work after having children: the rise of the returnship 
Money.aol.co.uk, 17 November 2015
Click Here to view

Workingmums.co.uk announces winners of its sixth Top Employer awards
thebiponline.co.uk, 11 November 2015
Click Here to view

Workingmums.co.uk announces winners of its sixth Top Employer awards
recruitmentbuzz.co.uk, 5 November 2015
Click Here to view

Cafcass wins Top Employer award
flexibleboss.com, 4 November 2015
Click Here to view

Workingmums.co.uk announces winners of its sixth Top Employer awards
onrec.com, 4 November 2015
Click Here to view

Barclays and Cafcass awarded for working parents policies
employmeebenefits.co.uk, 4 November 2015
Click Here to view

Nearly half of mothers have difficulty returning to work, findings show 
Ashdowngroup.com, 30 October 2015
Click Here to view

Workingmums finds returning women taking lower level jobs
Theglobalrecruiter.com, 20 October 2015
Click Here to view

Many career break mothers ‘retrain or move to different sectors’ 
Expressandstar.com, 20 October 2015
Click Here to view

Workingmums.co.uk’s annual survey shows women often have to change career path following a break to look after children
Onrec.com, 19 October 2015
Click Here to view

Workingmums.co.uk’s annual survey shows women often have to change career path following a break to look after children
Familyfriendlyworking.co.uk, 16 October 2015
Click Here to view

Women often have to change career path after children, survey shows
Relocatemagazine.com, 16 October 2015
Click Here to view

Mothers ‘have to take pay cuts to return to work’ after career break
The Telegraph, 16 October 2015
Click Here to view

Many career break mothers ‘retrain or move to different sectors’ 
Shropshire Star, 16 October 2015
Click Here to view

Mums who take career break struggle to find a job or have to retrain says study
The Irish Mirror, 16 October 2015
Click Here to view

Mums who take career break struggle to find a job or have to retrain says study
The Mirror, 16 October 2015
Click Here to view

Does ‘Suffragette’ show us how much still needs to change for women?
Graziadaily.co.uk, 13 October 2015
Click Here to view

Flexible working being denied to many, despite law
Thehrdirector.com, 13 October 2015
Click Here to view

Workingmums.co.uk announces shortlist for its sixth Top Employer Awards
Thebiponline.co.uk, 2 October 2015
Click Here to view

Working mums struggle with childcare says survey  
littlelondonmagazine.co.uk, September 2015
Click Here to view

Workingmums.co.uk announces shortlist for its sixth Top Employer Awards
Onrec.com, 28 September 2015
Click Here to view

Survey highlights barriers to work for mums
theglobalrecruiter.com, 25 September 2015
Click Here to view

Lack of flexible working forces mothers out of work
hrmagazine.co.uk, 24 September 2015
Click Here to view

Workingmums.co.uk’s Annual Survey Shows that Over Half of Working Mums Struggle with Holiday and After-School care
onrec.com, 24 September 2015
Click Here to view

Childcare costs still main barrier to mums returning to work
daynurseries.co.uk, 23 September 2015
Click Here to view

Over half of working mums struggle with holiday after-school care
relocatemagazine.com, 22 September 2015
Click Here to view

Cost of childcare still a problem for 61 per cent of working mums
cipd.co.uk, 22 September 2015
Click Here to view

How the sexual revolution passed men by
The Telegraph, 22 September 2015
Click Here to view

 

 

Childcare Is a Family Issue, Not a Female One
Huffington Post, 22 September 2015
Click Here to view

Women are struggling to re-enter the world of work
Hrmagazine.co.uk, 15 September 2015
Click Here to view

Mothers leaving jobs due to flexible working knock-backs
payrollworld.com, 10 September 2015
Click Here to view

Almost half of working mothers feel ‘discriminated against’  
Palife.co.uk, 8 September 2015

Half of employees say employers discriminate against working mothers
hrmagazine.co.uk, 8 September 2015
Click Here to view

Home working most important flexi perk for working mums
wsandb.co.uk, 8 September 2015

Survey finds flexible work denied to new mothers
theglobalrecruiter.com, 8 September 2015
Click Here to view

Flexible working: Why employers should approve more requests
cipd.co.uk, 8 September 2015
Click Here to view

Half of mothers feel discriminated against at work
HR Grapevine, 8 September 2015
Click Here to view

Nearly half of working mothers feel discriminated against
The Guardian, 8 September 2015
Click Here to view

Bosses failing to flex for working mums
FlexibleBoss.com, 8 September 2015
Click Here to view

Flexible working key to mums
reward-guide.co.uk, 7 September 2015
Click Here to view

Over one fifth of mums had a flexible working request turned down
recruitment-international.co.uk, 7 September 2015
Click Here to view

Over one fifth of working mums forced to leave jobs because a flexible working request was turned down
hrreview.co.uk, 7 September 2015
Click Here to view

Workingmums.co.uk’s Annual Survey Reveals That Over a Fifth of Working Mums Have Been Forced To Leave Their Jobs Because a Flexible Working Request Was Turned Down
onrec.com, 8 September 2015
Click Here to view

Getting Women on Board
Huffington Post,16 July 2015
Click Here to view

Boosting Productivity Through Agile Working
Huffington Post, 9 July 2015
Click Here to view

Summer Childcare Dilemmas
Huffington Post, 30 June 2015
Click Here to view

Dads Are Not Just for Father’s Day
Huffington Post, 22 June 2015
Click Here to view

Employers Tap Into a New Talent Pool – Women Returners
Huffington Post, 15 June 2015
Click here to view

Exploding the myths of homeworking
Jobs & Careers, 9 June 2015
Click here to view

Back To Work
Angels & Urchins, June 2015
Click here to view extract

New rights outlined for parents using Shared Parental Leave
Daynurseries.co.uk, 9th April 2015
Click here to view

Parents ‘Unaware’ Of Shared Leave Rules
Sky News, 5th April 2015
Click here to view

Mothers and fathers now have the legal right to share parental leave – but few can afford to
theindependent.co.uk, 5th April 2015
Click here to view

Employers sting fathers with low paternity pay
thesundaytimes.co.uk, 5th April 2015
Click here to view

British firms ‘aren’t ready’ for new shared parental leave rules, experts warn
thedailymail.co.uk, 5th April 2015
Click here to view

It’s the new era of shared parental leave (if you can afford to take it)
theguardian.com, 4th April 2015
Click here to view

Affordability is key to UK’s policy on shared parental leave
ft.com, 3rd April 2015
Click here to view

More support needed for employers to successfully implement flexible working
hereforbusiness.co.uk, 16th March 2015
Click here to view

Employers need more support to successfully implement flexible working
Onrec, 9th March 2015
Click here to view

Employers not providing family friendly benefits
Workplace Savings and Benefits, 9th March 2015

Time off for baby need not stall a research career
UniversityWorldNews.com, 27th February 2015
Click here to view

How job sharing can work in a small business
The Guardian, 29th January 2015
Click here to view

Employers back shared parental leave despite concerns about red tape
The Business Information Portal, 16th January 2015
Click here to view

Businesses Back Shared Parental Leave Despite Concerns
Freshbusinessthinking.com, 14th January 2015
Click here to view

Employers give thumbs up to shared parental leave
Workplace Savings and Benefits, 14th January 2015

 

2014

Now mums and dads can share ‘maternity’ leave – what do the changes mean?
www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk, 3rd December 2014
Click here to view

Baby blues for freelancers who can’t afford maternity leave
The Guardian, 17th November 2014
Click here to view

True flexibility: personal, agile and individual
flexibleboss.com, 13th November 2014
Click here to view

Workingmums.co.uk winners of 2014 Top Employer Awards
www.businessmatch.org.uk, 9th November 2014
Click here to view

BAE wins family-friendly employer award
www.employeebenefits.co.uk, 7th November 2014
Click here to view

Talented Reality HR wins prestigious national award
Hampshire Chronicle, 6th November 2014
Click here to view

A.T. Kearney top UK employer for career progression
Consultancy.co.uk, 6th November 2014
Click here to view

Talented Reality HR wins prestigious national award
Romsey Advertiser, 6th November 2014
Click here to view

Workingmums.co.uk announces winners of 2014 Top Employer Awards
International Employment News, 5th November 2014
Click here to view

Three-quarters of parents rate flexible working as very important
www.employeebenefits.co.uk, 10th October 2014
Click here to view

Reality HR shortlisted in prestigious national working mums awards
www.hampshirechronicle.co.uk, 8th October 2014
Click here to view

Our Favourite Reasons to Leave Work, On Time, With Your Head Held High
www.tinies.com, 6th October 2014
Click here to view

Consultancies nominated for Working Mums Top Employer
consultancy.uk, 6th October 2014
Click here to view

Do Nottingham mums want to set up their own businesses?
www.nottinghampost.com, 24th September 2014
Click here to view

Reality HR Shortlisted in Prestigious National Awards
www.onrec.com, 29th September 2014
Click here to view

Shared parental leave considered by two-fifths of working mothers
www.paystream.co.uk, 22nd September 2014
Click here to view

Working Mums Outside of the UK
Parental Choice, 16th September 2014
Click here to view

With shared parental leave legislation impending, 44% of working women consider sharing their entitlement
www.justparents.co.uk, 16th September 2014
Click here to view

44 Percent of working mums would consider sharing parental leave
Business Match, 15th September 2014
Click here to view

44% of working mums would consider shared parental leave
employeebenefits.co.uk, 11th September 2014
Click here to view

Nearly half of working mothers would consider shared parental leave
Woman’s World, 10th September 2014
Click here to view

Almost half of working mothers would consider shared parental leave
Elitebusinessmagazine.co.uk, 10th September 2014
Click here to view

Women prepared to share leave
flexibleboss.com, 9th September 2014
Click here to view

Almost half of working mums would consider shared parental leave
freshbusinessthinking.com, 9th September 2014
Click here to view

Would you share your maternity leave with your partner?
Babyworld.co.uk, 9th September 2014
Click here to view

Tax free childcare vouchers axed: how to get full benefit from the new rules
The Telegraph, 28th August 2014
Click here to view

As studies highlight benefits of giving office a miss, Maria Croce explains why it can be a winner for firms and workers
Daily Record, 27th August 2014
Click here to view

New Employment Regulations Will Force Employers To Care For Working Parents
Forbes.com, 11th August 2014
Click here to view

Comeback kings and queens
Jobs & Careers, 5th August 2014
Click here to view

Flexible working changes – a smorgasboard of opinions on right to request
www.hrzone.com. 30th June 2014
Click here to view

Workingmums.co.uk statement on the extension to the right to request flexible working
www.onrec.com. 30th June 2014
Click here to view

7 Ways To Work From Home And Succeed!
Mother & Baby Magazine. 25th June 2014
Click here to view

A work revolution
www.jobsandcareersmag.com. 23rd June 2014
Click here to view

Changing Expectations
www.jobsandcareersmag.com
Click here to view

How do you negotiate flexible working successfully?
Feminarium
Click here to view

For working mums, by working mums: Gillian Nissim
brightwomanmagazine.com

Workingmums.co.uk launches its 2014 Top Employer Awards
Start your Business
Click here to view

The working mum’s guilt
BT. 14th February 2014
Click here to view

‘I make £1,000 a month from Mumsnet’
The Telegraph. 13th February 2014
Click here to view

Work + Family: the show
Jobs & Careers. 12th February 2014
Click here to view

Is extending the school day a good idea? We asked the experts
The Independent. 3rd February 2014
Click here to view

A lightbulb moment – a story from the returning talent programme at Bank of America
Good Day At Work. 31st January 2014
Click here to view

2013

Elder care moves up the work agenda in 2014
www.jobsandcareersmag.com. 17th December 2013
Click here to view

Re-framing the Glass : Overcoming Barriers to Women’s Advancement in the workplace
Resonance104.4FM 5th December 2013
Click here to listen

Barclays and Danone win family-friendly employer awards
Employee Benefits. 29th November 2013
Click here to view

Leaning in works both ways
Jobsandcareersmag.com 21st November 2013
Click here to view

Workingmums.co.uk announces its Top Employer Award 2013 winners 
MyFamilyCare.co.uk. 21st November 2013
Click here to view

Winners of Workingmums.co.uk Top Employer Awards 2013 announced
The Business Information Portal. 7th November, 2013
Click here to view.

Workingmums Top Employers Awards 2013
Flexibility.co.uk. 6th November, 2013
Click here to view.

In every house there are tasks that become someone’s job, but when one parent goes back to work how fair is the split and what conversations need to be had to make it work?
Tinies. October, 2013
Click here to view.

Mothers Missing Out On Work
Yahoo News. 25th September, 2013

Mothers struggle to find work after career break
The Independent. 24th September, 2013
Click here to view.

Workingmums.co.uk Announces The Shortlist For Its 2013 TopEmployer Awards
The Yorkshire News. 25th September, 2013
Click here to view.

Plight of workless mothers revealed
Telegraph.co.uk. 25th September, 2013
Click here to view.

Women seeking retraining to get back in to work
ITV.com. 24th September, 2013
Click here to view.

Jobs barrier for working mums
Herald Scotland. 24th September, 2013
Click here to view.

Division of Labour between working mums and dads remains unchanged
olemagazine.co.uk. 12th September, 2013
Click here to view.

Gender roles persist in work and childcare despite progress
TheInformationDaily.com. 12th September, 2013

Equality at work for mums and dads – does it exist?
Babyworld.co.uk. September, 2013
Click here to view.

Home working: The future of employment?
Jobs & Careers. 28th August, 2013
Click here to view.

Workingmums launches fourth Top Employer Awards
Ri5.co.uk. 11th March, 2013
Click here to view.

Workingmums.co.uk launches its 4th annual Top Employer Awards
VaPro Magazine. 8th March, 2013