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Balance and boundaries.

Today many of us struggle with feeling overwhelmed and over-extended, and we feel that every day is a ‘race against the clock’. We are constantly playing ‘catch-up’ with the whirlwind of commitments. Read our tips on maintaining balance and boundaries.

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Latest News

The Career Paradox for UK Women

6th June 2014

The issue of the gender gap, particularly in the workplace, has long been a topic of debate. Despite significant advances in gender equality over the past few decades, men and women are still not being treated equally in terms of their experiences at work, including pay and career progression. Our...

44% of women say their gender has hindered their career or will in the future

24th May 2014

Eighty percent feel their employer is supportive of women but 36% have experienced prejudice Accountancy is best sector for women as retention strategies kick in Law and education are best for working mothers, offering support, career progression and work/life balance Engineering and advertising rated worst by women and working mothers...

Why are women's claims of workplace sexism constantly brushed aside?

23rd May 2014

Laura Bates at The Guardian asks why women's claims of sexism aren't taken seriously and references our latest research. Click here to read more.

Accountancy is top sector for supporting and retaining female talent

22nd May 2014

Lottie O'Connor at The Guardian looks at the best sectors for working women following Talking Talent's Career Paradox research. Click here to read more.

Coaching, Mentoring & Sponsorship Masterclass

27th September 2013

Just a short blog post this week to let you know about the Coaching, Mentoring & Sponsorship Masterclass 2013 taking place in October. It’s a one-day event that will look at all the latest strategies and frameworks from some of the world’s largest organisations, including case studies, end-user presentations and...

The Main Coaching Event of 2013!

23rd September 2013

I’m delighted to say that in October we will be running our main coaching event of 2013 - Survival to Sustainability - run by our lead coaches Harriet Beveridge and Jo Lyon. It’s a session designed specifically for women who have returned to work in the past 1 - 5...

How flexible should we be?

13th September 2013

By optimising their approach to flexible working, recent studies estimate that UK business could enjoy cost reductions and productivity gains of up to £8.1bn. You would, therefore, hope that the commercial imperative to get it right would be high on the agenda for many? I’m not so sure it is,...

A workforce in waiting

10th June 2013

The Women’s Business Council, chaired by Ruby McGregor Smith, is the latest body to produce a report which challenges government and business to address the shortfall in women in the workplace. The wide-ranging report offers some powerful statistics on the potential growth opportunity were female talent to be better utilised...

How to eat an elephant?

30th May 2013

In building or presenting the business case for gender diversity in your organisation, you can often be hit early on by difficulties in getting support for starting a big conversation that not everyone wants to hear. Accompanying our most recent insight guide on building the business case, this next guest...

What is the true value of coaching?

17th May 2013

Within our line of work “what is the true value of coaching?” is perhaps the question we get asked most frequently. Sometimes it comes from the coachees who are about to embark on the coaching programme, sometimes it comes from their managers. Mostly though it comes from our prospective clients,...