Women Returners in the media

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Advice to women returning after a career break.  BBC One: The One Show, 21 April 2017


Retraining and getting back to work. BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour, 13 March 2017

Returnships in the Budget – Feature .  BBC Radio 4 Money Box, 11 March 2017

Vodafone Announcement. Share Radio, 3 March 2017

Returnships feature. BBC Radio 4 Today Programme, 7 September 2016

Returnships news feature. BBC Radio Scotland Newsdrive Interview, 29 April 2016

Returnships Feature. BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour, 8 April 2015  (07:53 into programme)


Can an internship for grown-ups help you? Daily Mail, 30 March 2017

Alts Shops Slowly Open Paths to Pros Returning to Industry. Fund Fire (from FT), 1 March 2017 (subscription)

This is what it’s like to return to investment banking at JPMorgan after a long career break Business Insider, 28 February 2017

Returnships ease mothers back into work. The Times, 25 February 2017 (subscription)

Women head back to work with ‘returnships’. Financial Times, 21 February 2017 (subscription)

Taking a break from a career should not mean the end of it. The Press & Journal, 20 February 2017

The rise of the midlife ‘returnship’. The Sunday Telegraph, 5 February 2017

The forgotten army. The Sunday Times, 5 February 2017 (subscription)

Move over millennials: the rise of the ‘returnship’ for middle-aged mums. The Telegraph, 23 January 2017

Balfour Beatty joins ‘returnships’ revolution, The Scotsman, 17 November 2016

Thousands of working women forced into low paid, low skilled jobs after returning from career breaks. The Telegraph, 14 November 2016

Two-thirds of women go into lower-paid or lower-skilled jobs when returning from a career break. City AM, 14 November 2016

Bridging gender inequality through ‘returnships’. Diversity and Inclusion supplement, The Times, 31 October 2016

Getting a perfect work-life balance. Daily Mail, 20 October 2016

7 tips for businesses hiring career-breakers. Management Today, 18 October 2016

Back on the Ladder. Edinburgh Evening News, 13 October 2016

Championing Women Returners. Working Mums, 19 September 2016

Returning to Construction. Civil Engineering Surveyor, September 2016

Tips on balancing your career while starting a family. The Guardian, 26 August 2016

Why we urgently need to solve the return-to-work dilemma for mothers. The Telegraph, 23 August 2016

Beating the parent trap: how to balance family and career. The Guardian web chat, 3 August 2016

How midlife internships are helping workers back into top jobs after a long career break. The Guardian, 26 June 2016

Internships for adults are on the rise. Here’s what you need to know. CNBC, 6 June 2016

Eight steps for career re-entry. INSEAD Knowledge, 20 April 2016

Sturgeon to bring in US work scheme for women. The Sunday Times, 17 April 2016

Solving the return-to-work dilemma. The Daily Telegraph, 8 March 2016

Tideway targets mums with returnship programme. Construction Index, 5 Feb 2016

Work less, do more: seven ways to improve your work-life balance. The Guardian, 26 January 2016

Go back, to the future. Financial Times, 12 November 2015

Mumtern’s the word as employers woo back mothers. The Sunday Times, 8 November 2015

Returnships: a route back to work for senior women in financial services after an extended career break. Women in Banking & Finance Magazine, Sept-Dec 2015

Women Engineers – Where Are They?  Huffington Post UK, 25 June 2015

Employers Tap into a new talent pool – Women Returners.  Huffington Post UK, 16 June 2015

Back to Work Angels & Urchins, Summer 2015

How do I get back to work after a career break? Prima Baby, June 2015

Back to where you once belonged. Sunday Times, 24 May 2015

Bloomberg returner circle – Applications open for new returner initiative. We are the City, 11 May 2015

The Returned. Estates Gazette, 9 May 2015

Bloomberg launch new returner pilot. Working Mums Magazine, 8 May 2015

Returnships: Creating a bridge back to work to women who want to re-enter the workforce after a career pause. Womanthology 29 April 2015

Women Returners: You are the same talented professional you were. Mumsnet Guest Blog, 28 April 2015

Returning to Work after a Long Career Break. The Woman Engineer, Vol 19, No 6, Spring 2015

Five things I want to tell employers about women returning to work.  Guardian Women in Leadership, 23 March 2015

Returnships broaden beyond banking: Tideway Returner Programme. We are the City, 12 February 2015

New returnship programme launches – and it’s not just for the financial sector. Working Mums Magazine, 9 February 2015

Returnships and other routes back to law after a career break. The Law Society Women Lawyers Division Newsletter, 10 December 2014

Developments in returnships. Working Mums Magazine, 12 August 2014

How to return to work after a long career break. The Telegraph, 29 August 2014

Baby come back: the rise of ‘returnships’ to combat the female brain drain. London Evening Standard, 29 April 2014

Returnships: A bridge back to work for women leaders. Guardian Women in Leadership, 16 April 2014

Welcome to the world of the MumBack. The Times, 11 June 2013