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On The Horizon – July 2024

Jennifer Liston-Smith’s monthly review reflects on key themes, news and public policy updates in the world of combining work and family for organisations, parents and carers. 

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2024 Blogs

Hat-trick of Great Place To Work® accolades for Bright Horizons

Hat-trick of Great Place To Work® accolades for Bright Horizons

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Supporting Working Carers: 4 Key Tips and Insights for Employers

Supporting Working Carers: 4 Key Tips and Insights for Employers

In light of Carers Week 10th - 16th June, it’s a pertinent time for businesses to reflect on support for employees with caregiving responsibilities. 

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Huge return-to-office gains for employers offering family supports, finds new report.

Huge return-to-office gains for employers offering family supports, finds new report.

Work + Family Snapshot 2024

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LGBTQ+ Allyship in the Workplace: 6 Ways to Be a Supportive Colleague

LGBTQ+ Allyship in the Workplace:

6 Ways to Be a Supportive Colleague
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The Importance of Mental Health and Sustainable Wellbeing in Organisational Success hero

The Importance of Mental Health and Sustainable Wellbeing in Organisational Success

 

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On The Horizon – May 2024

Jennifer Liston-Smith’s monthly review reflects on key themes, news and public policy updates in the world of combining work and family for organisations, parents and carers.

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On The Horizon – April 2024

On The Horizon – April 2024

Jennifer Liston-Smith’s monthly review reflects on key themes, news and public policy updates in the world of combining work and family for organisations, parents and carers.

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Family Support: Key to Retaining Skills in the Future of Work

Nurturing Working Parents: 3 Powerful Solutions for Building a More Inclusive & Supportive Workplace Environment

 

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Major Study reveals skills Children need to navigate an uncertain future

 

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Bright Horizons MFI 2024

Major Study Reveals Increased Risk Areas for Legal Sector

 

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Support for Neurodiverse Employees

Support for Neurodiverse Employees

Neurodiversity week (18th – 24th March) celebrates different minds and the strengths they bring. 
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Back-Up Care: Managing the School holiday juggle

Back-Up Care: Managing the School Holiday Juggle

Back-Up Childcare with Bright Horizons offers comprehensive solutions to support working parents.
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Bright Horizons Celebrates 19 years of Best Workplaces™ Recognition!

Bright Horizons Celebrates 19 years of Best Workplaces™ Recognition!

Bright Horizons has been named as one of the UK’s Best Workplaces™ 2024 by Great Place To Work®. 
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Jennifer Liston Smith Blog - On The Horizons March 2024

On The Horizon – March 2024

Jennifer Liston-Smith’s monthly review reflects on key themes, news and public policy updates in the world of combining work and family for organisations, parents and carers.

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Work-Life Integration and Gender Stereotypes in 2024

Work-Life Integration and Gender Stereotypes in 2024

 

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Workplace nursery tax exemption schemes

Workplace nursery tax exemption schemes

Have the recent news stories around workplace nursery tax exemption schemes prompted you to ask questions about your company’s solution?

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Leonardo in the UK is partnering with Bright Horizons to provide benefits, including access to five annual Back-Up Care days

Leonardo introduces new flexible family friendly benefits to support employees

 

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Virtual Tutoring: Lightening the Parental Mental Load

Virtual Tutoring: Lightening the Parental Mental Load

 

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Bright Horizons MFI 2024

Major Study reveals backwards step for working parents

 

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On The Horizon – February 2024 Tile

On The Horizon – February 2024

Jennifer Liston-Smith’s monthly review reflects on key themes, news and public policy updates in the world of combining work and family for organisations, parents and carers.

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STEM Community Engagement with AstraZeneca

STEM Community Engagement with AstraZeneca

 

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Five Considerations to Maximize Your Employees’ Success in the Return to Office World

5 Considerations to Maximise Your Employees Success in the Return to Office World

 

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On the Horizon - January

On The Horizon – January 2024

Jennifer Liston-Smith’s monthly review reflects on key themes, news and public policy updates in the world of combining work and family for organisations, parents and carers.

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Pet Care Solutions Support Employees

How Pet Care Solutions Can Support Employees in the New Year

 

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2023 Blogs

Bright Horizons pet care introduced

Pet Care Introduced to Provide Inclusive Support for Employees

 

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UK EMPLOYERS NEED TO MAKE IT EASIER FOR WORKING FATHERS TO TALK

UK Employers need to make it easier for working fathers to talk

A 2023 study of working dads carried out by Bright Horizons

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Bright Horizons Foundation Explainer Video

Bright Horizons Foundation Explainer Video

 

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Cambridge Fundraiser Completes 150km Walk Challenge for Charity

Cambridge Fundraiser Completes 150km Walk Challenge for Charity

 

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NEW STUDY REVEALS HOW BUSINESSES MEASURE UP AGAINST THEIR COMPETITION

New study reveals how businesses measure up against their competition

 

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Mental health growing concern for working parents, says new poll

Mental health growing concern for working parents, says new poll

 

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Treehouse art Exhibit

Nursery Children in Aberdeen open an Art Exhibition at the Robert Gordon University

 

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Bright Horizons completes Best Workplaces™ treble

Bright Horizons Completes Best Workplaces Treble

 

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A man walks through a forest with his father and his son

Retaining the Talents of Working Carers

 

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Each year we survey our clients’ employees to understand more about the current and future challenges they face as employees, parents and carers.

Under 35s Are Forcing A Workplace Power Shift - A Message To UK Employers

 

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On The Horizons May 2023

Charity Walks Raise Thousands For Domestic Abuse Victims

 

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Burges Salmon and Bright Horizons raise the bar for family-friendly workplaces

Burges Salmon and Bright Horizons raise the bar for family-friendly workplaces

 

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Think Tank with Bright Horizons: What kind of flexibility really delivers work-family balance and productivity?

Think Tank with Bright Horizons: What kind of flexibility really delivers work-family balance and productivity?

 

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Looking for new work: Report reveals working parents are  voting with their feet

Looking for new work: Report reveals working parents are voting with their feet

 

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Early Years Practitioner shortlisted as finalist for prestigious award

Early Years Practitioner shortlisted as finalist for prestigious award

 

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RAF Northolt Day Nursery and Preschool

RAF Northolt maintains its outstanding Ofsted status

 

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2022 Blogs

The Right Time for Responsible Business 2023

The Right Time for Responsible Business

 

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The Top Five Ways to Support and Retain your Working Parents and Carers in 2023

The Top Five Ways to Support and Retain your Working Parents and Carers in 2023

 

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November’s ‘Monthly Horizon’ Work+Family News

November’s ‘Monthly Horizon’ Work+Family News

 

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Back-Up Care Programme at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Back-Up Care partnership highly commended at National NMT Nursery Awards 2022

 

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Wellbeing? Show me you value my family life -  Part of the Engage Employee Wellbeing Conference

October’s ‘Monthly Horizon’ Work+Family News

 

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Bright Horizons Pays Tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Bright Horizons Pays Tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

 

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Jennifer Liston-Smith’s monthly blog for employers reflects on recent news and themes in the world of combining work and family for organisations, parents and carers.

September’s ‘Monthly Horizon’ Work+Family News

 

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Aberdeen nursery embraces visit by Education Scotland

Aberdeen nursery embraces visit by Education Scotland

 

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As summer heats up, help your employees avoid family care meltdowns

As summer heats up, help your employees avoid family care meltdowns

 

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Title: July’s ‘Monthly Horizon’ Work+Family News

July’s ‘Monthly Horizon’ Work+Family News

 

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Nursery world finalist press release

Bright Horizons shortlisted for prestigious early years education awards

 

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Focus on Cost of Living: Cost-Savings through strategic support for Parents & Carers

Focus on Cost of Living: Cost-Savings through strategic support for Parents & Carers

 

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Law firms, banks and recruiters among winners of the  Working Families Best Practice Awards 2022

Working Families Best Practice Awards 2022

 

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Stourton Outstanding 2022

Outstanding rating for Bright Horizons First Direct Stourton Day Nursery and Preschool

 

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research highlights changing expectations

Bright Horizons’ research highlights changing expectations: the ‘great rethink’ of working parents and carers

 

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Extraordinary Nursery Manager makes inaugural Business Women in Education list

 

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Work and Family Snapshot

Employers beware: workers increasingly expect to have it all

 

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June’s ‘Monthly Horizon’ Work+Family News

June’s ‘Monthly Horizon’ Work+Family News

 

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Leading corporates scramble to help children with Virtual Tutoring, as post-pandemic shift in employee relations takes hold

Leading corporates scramble to help children with Virtual Tutoring

 

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May’s ‘Monthly Horizon’ Work+Family News

May’s ‘Monthly Horizon’ Work+Family News

 

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Working Family

Finalists Revealed for the Working Families Best Practice Awards 2022

 

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M&S Saatchi Group Announces Bright Horizons Partnership

M&C Saatchi Group Announces Bright Horizons Partnership

 

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Hill Dickinson partners with Bright Horizons to help enhance staff wellbeing

Hill Dickinson Partners with Bright Horizons to Help Enhance Staff Wellbeing

 

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April’s ‘Monthly Horizon’ Work+Family News

April’s ‘Monthly Horizon’ Work+Family News

 

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3 Ways for Employers to #BreakTheBias for International Women’s Day

3 Ways for Employers to #BreakTheBias for International Women’s Day

 

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February’s ‘Monthly Horizon’ Work+Family News Author: Jennifer Liston-Smith, Head of Thought Leadership

February’s ‘Monthly Horizon’ Work+Family News

 

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Modern Families Index Report 2022 | Bright Horizons Work and Family Solutions

Bright Horizons Modern Families Index Report 2022

 

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250 UK's Best Workplaces for Wellbeing - Bright Horizons

Bright Horizons Officially Named One Of 250 UK's Best Workplaces For Wellbeing!

 

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HSJ Partnership Awards 2022 Nomination

HSJ Partnership Awards 2022 Nomination

 

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