Flexible working: Melissa Mitchell, CEO and founder of VOLO

Struggling to juggle your career with childcare? Is your 9-5 incompatible with family life? This series talks to inspirational parents who are finding new flexible ways of working and finds out what it’s really like making it on your own What do you do?  I’m the founder and CEO of Volo Group, a social enterprise that uses…

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Why are working mums looking to the gig economy?

A landmark report by McKinsey this week has confirmed what most working parents already know – that working mums (and some working dads) are embracing the gig economy and ditching the traditional 9-5 jobs they had before children. The report shows that finds that up to 162 million people in Europe and the United States—or 20…

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LEAVING THE 9-5: AMY BEESON, AUTHOR AND BRAND CONSULTANT

Are you fed up with working full time? Desperate to spend more time with your children rather than being chained to an office five days a week?  This series talks to parents who have left their full-time jobs for more flexible ways of working. What do you do? I’m an author and a creative brand and…

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