Markerstudy Group’s director of HR and talent development Tanya Gerrard-White offers her advice for mums returning to work after maternity leave and companies looking to improve how they support them.
Having left Markerstudy Group to go on maternity leave when her daughter was born 15 months ago, then rejoined in a flexible role a year later, Lizzy Crofts offers her experience of being a return-to-work mum.
Richard Foulerton, corporate social responsibility manager at Allianz UK, speaks about becoming a full-time parent, his transition back to work and how the support from his company made an important time in his life that much easier...
'I recognised the need for me to get some support to help balance the various aspects of my life, establish coping mechanisms and finally recognise what ‘potential’ meant in my life and how I was going to achieve it.'
It’s not always easy and you have to work hard at both home and work to be successful, but it’s well worth it
It is difficult balancing the needs of home and family life with a successful career, but with the right support from a great business I have found that I have luckily been able to