In celebration of International Women’s Day, host Andrea Fox joins working parents and comedy duo The Scummy Mummies, also known as Helen Thorn and Ellie Gibson, and Helen Morrissey, a personal finance expert from Royal London. In this episode, we discuss some of the challenges of being a woman in the workplace, as well as the impact of being a parent on your career and finances.
How can you find more information?
Royal London recommends you seek professional independent financial advice before making financial decisions. You can learn more about the value of financial advice on our website, or visit Unbiased to find a trusted professional in your area.
You can also find lots of helpful information on some of the topics discussed on the following sites:
Employment and flexible working
Money Advice Service: www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk/en/categories/work-and-redundancy
National Careers Service: nationalcareers.service.gov.uk
Family financial planning
Maternity leave and pay
Money Advice Service: www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk/en/articles/maternity-pay-and-leave
Returning to work
Financial support for parents
This episode was recorded in February 2021 during the coronavirus outbreak. For the latest information on financial support and benefits, visit gov.uk/coronavirus.
Please note that all topics discussed in this episode can vary depending on your personal circumstances. Any figures quoted were accurate at the time of recording.