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  • Published: 20 Jun 2019

    Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield – Winner 2019, Best for Fathers

    Fathers benefit from four weeks’ fully paid paternity leave, which they can use flexibly and is available from day one of employment. Enhanced shared parental pay of three months at full pay and three months at half pay was taken up by 31% of eligible fathers in 2018 and flexible working requests from men are routinely approved.

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  • Published: 20 Jun 2018

    Morgan Sindall – Finalist 2018, Best Large Private Sector Employer Award

    Refreshed family friendly policies include maternity, adoption and Shared Parental leave with 13 weeks on full pay and 13 weeks on half pay.  All senior management teams have undergone unconscious bias workshops and the firm has held virtual careers fairs so applicants with families can take part from home.  Now 62% of employees work flexibly, […]

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  • Published: 20 Jun 2018

    Royal Air Force – Joint Winner 2018, Best Public Sector Employer

    Retaining talented personnel is key for the Royal Air Force. The organization are constantly looking at new and innovative ways of being an employer of choice.   Key Points 26 weeks’ full pay for maternity, adoption and Shared Parental Leave  200 personnel taken up SPL since its introduction  96.3% of servicewomen return after a period of […]

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  • Published: 20 Jun 2018

    Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield – Finalist 2018, Best Large Private Sector Employer Award

    Between three quarters and 100 per cent of employees work flexibly.  Coaching is offered to parents as well as a Family Buddy scheme. Parents can also access a Working Families Network of employees and use parental leave guides to navigate options.   Enhanced maternity, adoption and Shared Parental Leave include three months full pay and three […]

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  • Published: 20 Jun 2018

    Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield – Winner 2018, UBS Best for Fathers Network Award

    Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield offers fathers many forms of support to help them find the right balance between work and family life including enhanced paternity leave, Shared Parental Leave, workshops for fathers and a family buddy system.  Key Points Four weeks Paternity Leave on full pay taken by all relevant staff, which can also be taken in separate blocks. […]

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  • Published: 17 Jul 2017

    SeAp, Finalist 2017, Best Third Sector Employer Award

    Across the organisation, 85 per cent of staff work flexibly and have access to technology to assist them. Jobs are advertised as open to flexibility. Managers are trained on dealing with remote working and preventing staff becoming isolated, using video calling to keep in touch. Line managers given autonomy to offer individuals day to day […]

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  • Published: 17 Jul 2017

    Berwin Leighton Paisner, Finalist 2017, Best Large Private Sector Employer Award

    Recruitment advertising promotes the firm’s increasing levels of flexibility. Senior management encourage informal flexible working and 25 per cent of the workforce have formal flexibility agreements. Training offered for managing remote workers, networks launched to support parents, family day introduced and series of talks provided on a range of family issues. Shared parental leave enhanced […]

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  • Published: 14 Jul 2017

    Lloyds Banking Group, Winner 2017, Best Large Private Sector Employer

    Enhancements offered for all family leave Proactive support for flexibility in recruitment processes Launched a colleague network for parents and carers Lloyds Banking Group puts flexible work at the heart of its business, focusing on agile workers, parents and carers. Agile working is key to the Group’s strategy. Over a third of employees work in […]

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  • Published: 14 Jul 2017

    Imperial College London, Winner 2017, The Cityparents Best for all stages of Fatherhood Award

    Case studies and high-level role models demonstrate support for fathers Post-leave academic fellowship extended to fathers Shared parental leave pay enhanced to match maternity pay Imperial is enacting cultural change in a traditionally male-dominated academic institution. Initiatives aim to break down traditional assumptions around parenthood and ensure fathers can take an equal role. At Imperial […]

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  • Published: 26 Aug 2016

    Santander, Finalist 2016, The Centrica Best for Modern Families Award

    Key features Santander has introduced an early extension of Shared Parental Leave (SPL) to grandparents, a scheme that is widely believed to be the first of its kind in the UK. Grandparents will now receive the same benefits as women on maternity leave and partners taking SPL, with 16 weeks of full pay provided Santander […]

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Case study library supported by a donation from the Wainwright TrustThe Wainwright Trust was set up 30 years ago in the name of equal pay and opportunities pioneer David Wainwright. Following David's tragically early death in 1987 the Wainwright Trust has raised money, commissioned and published research, funded and helped produce invaluable tools in the fight for equal pay and opportunities and held annual events to bring together and update people committed to and active in the area of equality at work.Find out more about the Wainwright Trust