FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Leeds based working mum who runs an online working mothers magazine for the North has created a campaign called #YorkshireFlex (Get businesses to tweet support with a #YorkshireFlex campaign) after being fed up of so much female talent being sidelined due to the lack of flexibility and putting extra strain on families. Getting big businesses and SME's from all sectors on board to talk about future of flexible working in Yorkshire. 150 businesses will meet from all sectors to talk honestly and share knowledge.
Helen Gration – Founder, Yorkshire Montessori Nursery Ltd
Helen’s first career was with the BBC, becoming the youngest television director of News & Current Affairs at the BBC Television Centre in London.
Francis Lake – Head of Organisation Development at Clydesdale-Yorkshire Bank
Jane Garnsey – People Operations Director at TalkTalk Business
Helen Finney – HR Director at Eversheds
Angela Williams – Assistant Chief Constable at West Yorkshire Police
Claire Lister – MD at Pitman Training
Marie Walsh – Director at Consilia Legal
Joss Ivory – Deputy Chief Officer HR at Leeds City Council
Caitlin Hartley – Head of Family Network & leader for Diversity and Inclusiveness at EY
(Northern based magazine) Launched when we saw the fight that mothers still face once they have children, from flexible working, continuing careers, financial, losing identity, family pressures, relationships and judgements self and peer. Launching #YorkshireFlex and Yorkshire Flex conference with over 100 business attending to listen to our panel from Talk Talk, EY, Eversheds, West Yorkshire Police, Leeds Council, Yorkshire bank to change the employment landscape and give Yorkshire the edge. Running high quality networking events and peer to peer groups for female business owners and employees in the North.