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Radio

Financial Services Placement Scheme. BBC Radio, Good Morning Scotland (2h 46m), 15 September 2017

Returning after a career break. BBC Radio 5, 2 August 2017 (49:45 into programme)

Returnships Feature BBC Radio 4 PM, 13 June 2017

Retraining and getting back to work. BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour, 13 March 2017  (13:00 into programme)

O2 Returnship Case Study with Samina Malik.  BBC Radio 4 Money Box, 11 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)

 

Press

‘Ask For What You Want and Then Zip It:’ Advice For Women Returning To Work After a Career Break Government Executive, 21 Nov 2017

More than a third of women expect to be demoted when they go back to work after a career break The Telegraph 20 Nov 17

Out-of-work women make comeback in UK’s corporate culture, Al Jazeera News, 17 October 2017

We are not just on the scrap heap. Irish Times, 17 October 2017

How to return to work after a long career break. Silicon Republic, 4 October 2017

Placement Scheme for Career Break Women. BBC News, 15 September 2017

Financial Services Placement Scheme. BBC Radio, Good Morning Scotland (2h 46m) , 15 September 2017

‘Restart’ scheme launches to help more women return to the investment industry. Investment Week, 25 August 2017

Scottish Government contributing £185,000 to help mothers into work. The Herald Scotland, 12 August 2017

Why every business should have a returnship scheme. Management Today, 24 July 2017

Would you try a returnship? Daily Mail, 17 July 2017

Reclaiming the lost lawyers. Law Society Gazette, 10 July 2017

Are returnships right for your small business? The Telegraph, 6 July 2017

Can returnships get the ‘lost’ STEM women back to work? Silicon Republic, 3 July 2017

Get the career you want now. Good Housekeeping, July 2017

Taking a break? The £1.7bn career gap. BBC News, 29 May 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

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

How to support women back to work after maternity: a guide for HR. HR Zone pgs 20-23, 23 January 2017

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’: How adult internships are propelling women back to work. The Sunday Telegraph, 5 February 2017

The Forgotten Army. The Sunday Times, 5 February 2017

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

Two-thirds of working women go into lower-paid or lower-skilled jobs after career breaks. City A.M., 14 November 2016

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

Bridging gender inequality through returnships. The Times supplement, 31 October 2016

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

JP Morgan looks to tempt women back to the City, 17 October, Financial News (subscription only)

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

Returnships news feature. BBC Radio Scotland Newsdrive Interview, 29 April 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 February 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 new talent pool – Women Returners. Huffington Post, 15 June 2015

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

The Returned. Estates Gazette, 9 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

Returnships Feature. Woman’s Hour Interview, 8 April 2015  (07:53 mins into programme)

The 5 things I want to tell employers about women returning to work. Guardian Women in Leadership, 23 March 2015

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

Thames Tideway Tunnel sets aside roles for career break returners. New Civil Engineer, 9 February 2015 (subscriber content)

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

How returnships support companies to achieve their diversity ambitions Lord Mayor’s Appeal Power of Diversity blog, 9 Jan 2015

Returnships and other routes back to law after a career break Law Society, 10 December 2014

Returnships: how the UK can lead the way in hiring returning execs Institute of Directors Big Picture, Autumn 2014

Real Returns for both business and mothers Timewise blog, August 2014

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

Developments in returnships Working Mums Magazine, 12 August 2014

Are ‘returnships’ key to inclusivity? People Management, 20 June 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

‘Returnships’ key to addressing female brain drain. HR Grapevine, 16 April 2014

Are Returnships the Solution to Getting Top Women Back to Work? We Are The City, 2 April 2014

Returnship Initiative Launched . Working Mums Magazine, 2 April 2014

TV 

Out-of-work women make comeback in UK’s corporate culture, Al Jazeera News, 17 October 2017

BBC Breakfast video on returnships, 29 May 2017. Featuring our Skanska partnership returnship programme