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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

“We were delighted with the response from the workshops run by Lorraine Thomas.”
David Fawcett, Community Relationship Manager, HSBC

“Great.  I feel I’m back in control … and much less stressed.”
Nuala Garvey, Practical Parenting

"It was really good to see how much the guys really cared about trying to be a great Dad and just how many of the challenges we face are the same, whether we had one new baby or a house full of belligerent teenagers."
Andy Campbell, Head of Sales Ophthalmics, Novartis Pharmaceuticals

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