Karen Taylor

How managers can support employees going through fertility treatment

Despite fertility challenges being fairly common – approximately 1 in 6 of all couples are affected¹ – it’s still a subject that isn’t widely discussed, especially in the workplace. As a line manager, you may feel uncomfortable about the idea of talking to a direct report about these issues or may feel that you’re not …

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Three ways to boost support for employees going through the menopause

Two-thirds (63%) of women over 45 say that their working life has been negatively affected by the menopause¹. Yet, for too long, this phase of life that every woman goes through has been ignored, especially in the workplace. With so little open discussion on the topic, it is no wonder that managers might feel unqualified …

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A parent’s guide to keeping your children mentally healthy and sociable during lockdown

Being a working parent is a constant juggling act, but as of 20 March it just got a whole lot harder. If you’re one of the many parents either struggling to keep your business going or struggling to play your part in keeping your employer’s business going (from home) while home schooling and looking after …

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