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Media articles about LSE support for parents





Best Practice Report 2015

(HR Magazine- 1st October 2013)

In recognition of companies who really do go the extra mile for working families, we profile five of the best in this series. Today we look at the London School of Economics (LSE).

Top Employers for Working Families unveiled|

(HR Magazine- 27th September 2013)

The Top Employers for Working Families, the Top Family Friendly SMEs and the Special Award winners have been announced. The awards in partnership with the Institute for Employment Studies, recognises employers who support parents, carers and flexible workers with work-life balance and career development. The winners were unveiled at a prestigious ceremony in central London.


LSE provides support to working fathers| [PDF]

(IDS - February 2013)

LSE has introduced several initiatives to help provide support and guidance to parents working at the university – particularly new fathers and fathers-to-be. These include webinars to educate managers about the importance of work-life balance, workshops for new fathers offering tips on how to manage the demands of work and home, and a network of mentors for new parents.


Can you teach dads how to work flexibly?| [PDF]

(People Management - January 2013)

LSE course shows 'being a great dad is not adverse to your career'.

A pioneering course at the LSE is offering support and guidance for male staff about to become dads who want to do their share of parenting without damaging their career.


Parental leave: Mums vs Dads| [PDF]

(People Management - January 2013)

Childcare costs and changes to parental leave are creating a perfect storm for working parents – and setting them at each other’s throats. Do businesses have the answers?


City and LSE: Supporting working fathers| [PDF]

(Equal Opportunities Review - November 2012)

Citi and LSE have both recognised the benefits of offering support for expectant and new fathers at the workplace. Beatrice Harper looks at the organisations’ fathers’ programmes and some wider aspects of their policies that support parents.