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Power of the Parent 2: S4 Ep2: Vikas Shah – CEO, Swiscot Group

Actually, if I was being accurate there would be about 15 other things after Vikas’ job title there! He’s got lots going on and this was one heck of a conversation. As an entrepreneur, investor, non-ex board member of multiple organisations, Honorary Professor and philanthropist, Vikas has a gift of seeing a situation from an…
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Power of the Parent 1: S4 Ep1: Fleur Cox – Rolls Royce

I’m thrilled to kick off series 4 with a focus on employer conversations, and first up the wonderful Fleur Cox, Co-chair of the Family and Carers Alliance for Rolls Royce. This one is for you if you’re running an employee resource group, a parent support network or wanting to get started. There were so many…
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Power of the Parent 7: S3 Ep7: **BONUS** Elliott Rae – Music, Football, Fatherhood

TW: in this episode Charlotte and Elliott discuss parental bereavement, mental health issues and suicidal thoughts. If this isn’t something you can listen to right now, why not check out some of our other episodes?I’m bringing the bonus today, with the one and only Elliott Rae. Founder of Music Football Fatherhood, author, co-founder of the…
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Power of the Parent 6: S3 Ep6: Rebecca Candy – Change Manager and Parent Network Co-Chair

For the final episode of the series I had the pleasure of chatting to Becky Candy – an utterly brilliant advocate for supporting parents in the workplace. By day Becky is a change manager and co-chair of the parent network at her employer, and by… well the rest of the day… Becky is a solo…
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Power of the Parent 5: S3 Ep5: Hannah Hall-Turner – Job Share Pair

Today I’m joined by Hannah, one half of the Job Share Pair and what a chat it was! I’ve ‘known’ Hannah and Rachel over Instagram for a couple of years now but it was totally different actually chatting. We explored some of the myths around job sharing, Hannah’s experiences of being in a job share…
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Power of the Parent 4: S3 Ep4: Holly Curry – Saffy Digital

Holly is the Queen of helping you start and grow a sustainable business. An advocate of boundaries, staying curious about your relationship with social media and tenacious approach of deconstructing the overwhelm, Holly Curry is a total beacon of light with her website design expertise, business coaching and consultancy services.I’ve known and worked with Holly…
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Power of the Parent 3: S3 Ep3: Natalie Costa

Today I passed the mic to the wonderful Natalie, founder of Power Thoughts. Natalie works with children (and their parents) to know they have the power over their own thoughts.Through talks, workshops, programs and direct support (not to mention the incredible social media posts and reels) Natalie is on a mission to combine the importance…
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Power of the Parent 2: S3 Ep2: Victorine Arah

In today’s episode we covered A LOT! Victorine is the founder of Baby Duet – a gorgeous business dedicated to creating unique baby clothing with delish hand drawn prints. We explored where it all started for Victorine and how it’s going… hello sustainability conversations!We touched on the Baby Duet origins story (literally her kids were…
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Power of the Parent 1: S3 Ep1: Tinuke Awe

What a way to start season three of the podcast!Absolutely honoured to be joined by the brilliant Tinuke Awe – social entrepreneur who is passionate about all things Black motherhood. She was named British Vogue force for change in 2021 for her work with the Five x More campaign which calls for overdue improvements in…
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Power of the Parent 7: S2 Ep7: **BONUS** Katie – Parent navigating the workplace

I’ve got a very special bonus episode to share with you today – with the incredible Katie, who three years ago adopted her daughters.  Katie is a friend of a friend so I’ve known her for a little while, but we’ve never really talked about her experience of going through the adoption process. I saw…
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