How to tell your law firm really cares

This blog by Caroline Flanagan first appeared on the Lawyers in Balance blog. Your employer may be creating lots of fanfare around its gender credentials, but is this just a smoke screen, or do they really care? One of the tasks I impress on my clients is the need to do their homework. This involves digging …

The most important decision to make when returning from Maternity Leave

This Guest Blog first appeared on the Ambition website The transition back to work after maternity leave is not exactly an easy one. Let’s face it, there’s a lot going on and an awful lot to think about. Now I know this is a busy time. The problem is, we tend to focus on the …

How to breakfree from working mother guilt

This guest blog first appeared in Marie Claire. ‘I don’t get it,’ said an old friend of mine, a mother of two who works in the City and is losing her fight with working mother’s guilt. ‘How can you have four kids, work full time when you don’t need to and not feel guilty about …