On Parental Leave
Parental Leave schemes are now a key factor in attracting and retaining excellent employees. So what is best practice? What is the business case? Watch Stepping Up on Parental Leave, a frank and useful conversation with Philip Vivian of Bates Smart, Zoë King of Cox and Richard Sucksmith of John Wardle Architects – includes bonus footage from the conversation after the event.
Good Parental Leave schemes are important for improving equity and supporting and retaining women in the profession. This is not just a matter of supporting women to access leave, it is also a matter of ensuring that everyone is able to play full and meaningful roles as carers. Parental Leave schemes are now a key factor in attracting and retaining excellent employees. So what is best practice? What is the business case? What does the process of developing a Parental Leave Policy look like and how does this interface with practice cultures?
Watch Philip Vivian of Bates Smart, Zoë King of Cox and Richard Sucksmith of John Wardle Architects as they discuss the many ways in which excellent parental leave schemes can help improve equity, in conversation with Justine Clark and Monica Edwards.
Access to the video recording is available through Parlour’s Vimeo on demand channel.
ACA members / Parlour Collective – $25
General ticket – $40
Concession – $10 (students, part-timers and anyone else who needs it)
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Any proceeds over and above the costs of delivering the Stepping Up program will be set aside for future equity projects led by Parlour.
One hour of formal CPD, on completion of the CPD questions. A link to the questions will be sent the week before the session. See the learning objectives here for the series as a whole.
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Stepping Up is a collaboration between the ACA, Parlour and the Champions of Change Architecture group. This session was recorded online on 6 June.