17 September at 1:00pm-2:00pm

Supporting Parents & Carers in the Workplace

Date: Tuesday 17 September
Time: 1:00pm-2:00pm
Location: Online - Zoom

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Creating a supportive workplace for parents and carers is not just a compassionate move—it’s a strategic business decision. New research by Deloitte and Place2Be showed that parents’ concern about their children’s mental health is costing UK employers £8bn annually due to parents and carers taking time off work to care for their children, the impact on their performance, or leaving their roles. However, only 26% of parents feel the support provided by their employer is adequate for themselves and their children.

Join our webinar, "Supporting Parents & Carers in the Workplace," to explore how employers can enhance their workplace culture, improve employee satisfaction, and boost productivity by supporting employees with caregiving responsibilities.

This session will equip employers with the knowledge and tools needed to implement effective support systems for parents and carers. Learn about the benefits of flexible work arrangements, access to necessary resources, and mental health initiatives that can make your organisation a more attractive and supportive place to work.



Key Topics Covered:

  • The business case for supporting parents and carers in the workplace
  • Employers' legal obligations for supporting parents and carers in the workplace
  • Best practice for supporting employees who are also parents and/or carers
  • Implementing flexible work arrangements
  • Useful resources for employers supporting parents/carers
  • Mental health and wellbeing initiatives


Key Takeaways:

  • Understanding the Business Case: Recognise the significant advantages of supporting parents and carers in the workplace, including increased productivity and employee retention.
  • Legal Compliance: Understand the minimum legal requirements to ensure your organisation is fully compliant with relevant laws and regulations to protect and support your employees.
  • Implementing Flexibility: Learn how to introduce and manage flexible work arrangements effectively.
  • Resource Access: Identify essential childcare and eldercare resources that can be offered to support employees.
  • Actionable Strategies: Receive practical tips and strategies to create a supportive and inclusive work environment.
  • Success Stories: Gain insights from leading companies that have successfully supported their parent and carer employees.


Who Should Attend:

HR professionals, managers, team leaders, and anyone interested in fostering a supportive workplace culture.

Register now to secure your spot and take a proactive step toward enhancing employee wellbeing and inclusivity.


Speakers TBC.


About the Host:

The Lord Mayor's Appeal is committed to building A Better City for All through its strategic pillars of Inclusive, Healthy, Skilled, and Fair. Through initiatives like This Is Me, we strive to eradicate the stigma surrounding mental health in the workplace and promote holistic wellbeing. For more information about the This is Me programme and access to free workplace wellbeing resources, register for the This is Me Resource Hub.


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