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A report by The Harvard Business School (Strategy & Society by Michael E.Porter and Mark R. Kramer 2007) highlights the value to the employer and employee of supporting parents in the workplace.

The Parent Coaching Academy’s successful work in the corporate sector is highlighted in a feature – Working Out The Stresses of Family life – in The Sunday Times

Employers

PARENT COACHING FOR EXCEPTIONAL EMPLOYERS SUPPORTING PARENTS IN THE WORKPLACE

The Parent Coaching Academy develops initiatives with exceptional employers committed to supporting mothers and fathers in the workplace. This is an opportunity for you to add value and vision to your company and establish your reputation as an organisation that parents actively want to work for. By supporting parents you will empower them to achieve their full potential in the office and at home.

BENEFITS TO EMPLOYER AND EMPLOYEES OF SUPPORTING PARENTS

  1. Demonstrate your vision and values sending a powerful message about the real heart of your company. Create an opportunity to establish your reputation as an employer that parents positively want to work for.
  2. Strengthen your employer/employee relationship and build a happy, motivated, effective and committed workforce with a ‘can do’ attitude.
  3. Have an impact on your bottom line, as you will be more successful in attracting and retaining exceptional staff.

STRESS FACTORS IMPACTING ON WORKING PARENTS

A survey by the PCA reveals that the top 3 problems causing stress and impacting on performance at work and at home are

  • Work/Life Balance
    9 out of 10 parents say they find combining work and family ‘very stressful’
  • Parent Tantrums
    9 out of 10 working parents say they shout at their children more than they want to
  • Time Management
    9 out of 10 working parents say they would describe themselves as ‘frantic’ with performance suffering at work and at home

SERVICES

See what others are saying

“Fun and interactive – there was never a quiet moment as employees of all levels and from all across the business ‘walked the wheel’ exploring, sharing and most importantly laughing as we all realised we shared common issues and themes.”
Sarah Cooper, Morgan Stanley’s Parents Network Steering Committee.

“Lorraine reduced my stress levels by half and instead of worrying all the time I’m really enjoying my time with Charlie.”
Kate Signy, ITV’s This Morning

“Lorraine helped me to clarify what I wanted from a nanny when I went back to work, most of all she helped me to get the confidence to make big changes in my life.”
E Lipworth, Sunday Times

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