We think so, and some firms are forging ahead in supporting female talent by trying to ease the pain of managing work and childcare. Some of our clients e.g. Pinsent Masons, Addleshaw Goddards openly promote their roles as open to flexible working at the point of hire and we would welcome more firms to follow
Andrea McIlroy-Rose, Partner and Head of Belfast Office talks to us about the importance of Female Futures. Why did you set up the women’s network Female Futures at Pinsent Masons? Pinsent Masons has a very strong diversity and inclusion employee network with six diversity groups – multi-faith, multi cultural, LGBT, family network group and disability
At Attune Flexible Jobs we have been enjoying conversations with law firms on their flexible working initiatives. It’s good to see more firms embracing the idea of workplace agility – but it’s how they are turning theory into practice that’s the interesting bit. There are, of course, the firms that have the jobs that offer
For us at Attune Flex Jobs, role models showcase how individuals can marry their working and home lives successfully. It highlights how it can be achieved, provides guidance and motivation and sometimes inspires us. If you asked anyone we recently interviewed, they would probably not agree that they are role models. Angela Norris – in
Attune Flexible Jobs and Totum have collaborated to examine issues around wellbeing in the legal profession. Here, in the first of what will be a series of pieces, we talk to Kate Dodd, D&I Consultant at Pinsent Masons, about the firm’s approach to employee wellbeing and why it is central to delivering enhanced business performance.
Fathers Day nearly upon is, we are celebrating with the many men who combine flexible working with childcare (in fact, no fewer than, 37% of our job seekers are men). One of those dads working flexibly is Tom Edwards, Senior Associate at Pinsent Masons who happily said he would talk to us about his flexible working. Hi