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Work, Family & You

We are on a mission to affect change. Family-friendly workplaces are good for everyone. And when workplaces aren’t supportive it holds back talented people. This leads to a diminished pool of future leaders. Not every employee or organisation can call on the type of coaching support that we provide and that we know is key to thriving at work. So, we have opted to open up access to some of our favourite and valuable resources. It’s available to everyone and please do share.


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Click the topic to discover the resources that are relevant to where you may be in the parental transition or as someone caring for others. Alternatively, as a manager, you may be looking for resources to help support your working parents or caregivers.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Insights

Support your Working Parents & Caregivers

In this area, you’ll find our latest research and thought pieces to help you develop robust strategies to support and retain your working parents and caregivers.

The Parental Fog Index 2020
DEI Insights

The Parental Fog Index 2020

Our second annual, Parental Fog Index, ranks the websites for the Times Top 100 Graduate Employers by how transparent their support is for working parents.
DEI Insights

Empathy – The Missing Link to Inclusion

One of the most misleading beliefs about workplace diversity and inclusion is that if the rational benefits of greater inclusivity are explained, alongside how unconscious biases could be influencing our behaviours – that armed with this information, we will change.
Managing Working Parents

Inclusive Leadership – Future Proofing Your Management Style

Geraldine Gallacher reveals several statements that she has heard multiple times from managers when she asked them about their management style. They’re widely held beliefs. But they could mark leaders out as being out of touch. So, if you’re interested in future-proofing your management style, read on.
DEI Insights

The Pandemic and Xenophobia: an Evolutionary Perspective

Threats to humanity, particularly the insidious nature of pandemics, can actually increase xenophobic behaviour in humans. Our evolutionary history can explain why. Kelly Hart, Research & Insights Analyst at ECC investigates.
DEI Insights

Investment Management Specific Report – The Parental Fog Index 2020

This sector specific report audited all asset management firms listed by the Investment Association in its monthly ranking of funds under management. They were assessed for the transparency of policies for parental leave, including pay and duration, and flexible working arrangements.

Real life parent stories

Thinking Ahead How do I have a conversation about taking Shared Parental Leave
Thinking Ahead How to Have A Conversation That You are Expecting