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Media articles about LSE support for parents

  • 'A beacon for dads', Working Mums. The full aricle can be found here

  • Natalie Pancheri (HR Policy Adviser) featured in HR Magazine, commenting on the proposed extension of shared parental leave to grandparents. The full article can be found here.

              (HR Magazine, November 2015)  

  • LSE awarded 'Best for Dads'. The full article in Employee Benefits can be found here

  • Top Employers for Working Families announced. The full article can be found here.

             (HR Magazine, September 2014)  

  • 'Culture Change'. The full article can be found here

              (Flexible Boss, October 2014)

              (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.