Barclays, Finalist 2017, The Allen & Overy Innovation Award
Welcome back to work programme offering 12-week placements for senior women who have taken a multi-year career break and want to explore ways of getting back into the working world.
Direct channel to recruit high potential senior women from a previously-overlooked talent pool. Six initial placements led to four extended contracts and five seeking permanent roles at the firm, one of which has been secured.
Following its initial success the scheme has been introduced in the US.