Work life balance

Work:Life Balance is important – fact!

by ParentalChoice
in Working Mum, Working Dad, Work life balance, Parenting, Family Friendly Companies, Employee Benefits, Career
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Work:Life Balance is important – fact! Parental Choice consider employees to be the most valuable asset to any business. So, we were interested to read research published at the end of last year which indicated that nearly a quarter of employees in the UK are showing a low intent to stay in their current role. ...

Don’t let January be difficult!

by ParentalChoice
in Work life balance, Wellbeing, Uncategorized, Parenting, Family
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So, if you trust the media, January is the most difficult month for us all to get through, culminating in the most difficult day of the year, Blue Monday on January 21st. It is understandable that January can feel a little bit of an underwhelming month, when it’s neighbour on one side, December is the ...

What to do with your unwanted gifts

by ParentalChoice
in Working Mum, Working Dad, Work life balance, Uncategorized, Parenting, Family
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The Christmas decorations have all been packed away and the New Year hangover is a distant memory, but you still have a small pile of gifts in the corner (or hidden in a cupboard) that just weren’t, how would we say it, ‘You’ this Christmas. The bright patterned jumper keeps winking at you, the aroma ...

New year, new parenting? Parental resolutions for 2019

by ParentalChoice
in Working Mum, Working Dad, Work life balance, Parenting, Family
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New year, new parenting….is being a better parent on your list of resolutions?  At the start of each new year most of us make a set of resolutions which should have a positive impact on our lives. Who hasn’t signed up to a gym to fulfil that ‘be more healthy’ resolution, frantically tidied the house ...

Supporting your working carers

by ParentalChoice
in Work life balance, Family Friendly Companies, Charity, Carers, Career
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As Christmas approaches here at Parental Choice our thoughts have turned to groups of people who may have a more challenging festive period than others.  As a business we assist working parents in managing their careers with effective childcare, but along with a number of our corporate clients we have recognised there are a growi...

From Babies with Love

by ParentalChoice
in Working Mum, Working Dad, Work life balance, New mum, Family Friendly Companies, Employee Benefits, Charity, Career
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This year, Parental Choice discovered ‘From Babies with Love’, a social enterprise which is making a big difference to babies and children around the world.  It is doing this in a unique way and engaging way by working with HR teams in the UK to reward new parents and ensure they don’t feel forgotten when on mat...