Supporting staff returning from Maternity, Paternity, Shared Parental, Adoption and Compassionate/Dependents leave

Guidance for line managers –staff returning from Maternity+ Leave (including maternity, extended paternity, shared parental, adoption and compassionate/dependents leave) during the Covid-19 period and as we transition out of it

Guidance for line managers:If you manage a member of staff who is returning from Maternity+ Leave (a term which includes extended paternity, shared parental, adoption, and compassionate or dependents leave), there are a number of actions you should undertake to support them.… Read more

Support for my career – Edmund Harbord

Support for my career – Edmund Harbord

“I was advised to focus on getting one thing done every single day – it was the best piece of advice anyone has ever given me in my career.”

Dr Edmund Harbord is a Lecturer in Optical Communications & Networks within the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, and part of the Photonics research group.Read more

Job sharing – Ann Gaitonde

Flexible working: Ann Gaitonde

“You’ve both got to want that balance, and to have similar ambitions… and it depends on having the right people above you to make a job share happen.”

Dr Ann Gaitonde is an Associate Professor in Aerospace Engineering, and joint Head of the Aerodynamics and Fluid Dynamics Research Group.Read more