A parent is a parent for life.

A parent is a parent for life.

Much of the work we see to support working parents focuses on new parents or parents of very young children, but being a working parent doesn’t end there. Never has this been more apparent than during the pandemic and as we emerge from it. Whilst coaching parents...
We love Employee Resource Groups but…

We love Employee Resource Groups but…

Our sister company, The Parent Company has been working with Family Networks for over 20 years delivering thousands of talks on everything in the parenting cycle from being pregnant at work to caring for elderly relatives. The talks have always gone down well and yet...
Digital nature as proxy for real nature

Digital nature as proxy for real nature

A large body of research exists on the psychological and physiological benefits of interaction with nature. However, getting out in nature isn’t always viable. Digital nature which allows us to experience nature in a simulated environment can provide a practical and...
A solution to virtual meeting fatigue

A solution to virtual meeting fatigue

A new study from Microsoft’s Human Factors Lab explains why back-to-back virtual meetings drain us and how important a short 10 minute break can be to alleviate build-up of stress. The study compared the brainwaves of 14 participants who attended 4 x 30 minute...
#NotJustOneDay

#NotJustOneDay

This Monday is International Women’s Day and social media will be awash with posts showcasing amazing women and talking about how important this day is. Whilst IWD is an important date in the calendar, the other 364 days of the year also need to live up to the good...