Incentive&Motivation Magazine June Edition - Page 18

Interview with: How does your company feel about flexible working? If it’s more of a lip service than genuine flexibility, and if the worst words out of someone’s lips are ‘I’m pregnant’ Anna Whitehouse, Founder of Mother Pukka thinks that you aren’t alone. What problems are still being faced specifically by women in the workplace? More than 54,000 women are being lopped out of the UK workforce (according to the Equality and Human Rights Commission) every year for simply procreating. Having a child is not something to be ashamed of and yet it is something that cuts women’s careers short at present. That needs to be addressed through flexibility and support in the workforce - of both men and women. How would you like to see businesses to change? What is MotherPukka all about and can you tell us about life ‘PMP’ - Pre Mother Pukka? Mother Pukka began in a moment of frustration. I was travelling from work to pick-up my daughter at 6pm and someone got their briefcase stuck in the Tube door. This one incident meant I was 5 minutes late for pick-up, charged £1 a minute for every minute over and my daughter was the last one there looking quite def FVBऒ&VƗ6VBF2v6( BƗfr@v27W'ffrfrƗfVB7FW&FvW&RFR77FVЦ2&RfW&RFV6FVBF6W@&WB6vrB6גFVvFW vVF( B&RFR6R6Fখ#RV'>( FRFRP7F'FVBWBƗGFR&R( &V^( @FVVFVBWB( FW"V( &V6W6RגVFW6( BƖPR7vV&rf"FfGV2F&R6VV0FfGV26&W2&RBFV@vF&WB&6FPBBFW&&RB6W&FPVG2fW&ƗG&Vv&FW72`vWFW"R&R&VB"@VVG2F&RVBB66P'66R&62VgBג"&V6W6Pv2FB( R'VRf"RvV@VFW'2vVBvBFR6^( 6גƖfW7GRB&GV7FfGf"FB6v2&6VB6VRV6^( 2f&W2W76VFǒगN( 2FRFW6&6v7BF@( R6RfG2( &6vBvVBFVv&6PƖRf"SFRv&vFVvvVVBf&SvBvVBR6FFR4TvF2FBF22( 6RFf^( 'WBFBBv( BffV7B&f@"FBB6VV2F&@FVVCG'BFW7BBG'W7BW"VVW0f"F&VRFW&BFVBWG&72Bf7G2P6( B&wVRvFfwW&W2BFN( 0VFFVǒvB'W6W76W2VV@F6VRआr6W0&R6vVBWvRfRB&RFS6W26vWFFRWVƗGBV&vG26֗76( 0( v&rf'v&N( VFvRFN( 0FR&6&RbW"v&@V66FB6v2W2খF6F"FBvR&RfrFP&vBF&V7F6W26VFPWv2%B%f&vWFvFRB&RvN( 2WBf"FW%VfR3זV"v( @7FW&r&WBF277VPVFFw2fR6vVBf גFVvFW"r6&PV6W&vrW"Fv&&@W"t54W2vrFPVVBF"2ƖVǒF&P6WBW"f6RFR֖WFR6P66FW'2&7&VFfRRV&BbFPVvvVVBf&W3v7W"FRRP֖vBFFW6R&Vw2&PחF7&VFVB'6W0vfR&Wv&B@&V6vF&7F6W2'VBFFV"'W6W727VGW&R'W@VvvVVBf&W26W&'W6W72&Vv&FW72`rV6Vff'B^( &PWGFrआW&^( 2rF7BFVv72bVGFRFVWBPFRv&B2FRWbW76֗7G0BF֗7G2BVvvVV@f&R2v72bVGGRv2f7W6rFRfW&RFWV7"vVW72b琦FFfR"6VV@vV&Vr6VFfRBFWv6N( 2F67&֖F'&6RWr6W2F&vWBBFW( &VগG26bfV6&ƗGFW6VVF&R&RF6FRgVWBb琧66VR"&Wv&BBFr0VFRvBVVvf"FVW7BƖRƖ6FbǒvFW" '&vBƖvG2RFRVWFp2FRFFFRFFRVvvVV@f&^( 2F7F72VWFp&FW6&RV6ǒF6&VB6rVW7F27V62( r6vRRB&WGFW#( B( r6৖R&fRF2f"W'6Vc( 6FRFR7FrWBbFV"6vbVvFfGBWBFRf7W2&6FVv26VvvVVBf&W2vv0W7B'WBFW6&R6VW&VB&VV&W"FB6FW&rf"FP֖&GV&W'2bW"'W6W70vvWfW"&RvfW"2g'VFW72F66r&V6W0VW&wg&FR&GbVPv&Rrf"&V6FVvvVVBf&W2F( BƖPFG&fVRBFW&RVVFvWBVR6FRvFFV VvFfRfWrR67BFVЦBvFW"6W'2BV6'&V2VFFVBFvWFW"FpWBvW&RFR62vpw&rBrV6FWFPvVVBWfVVRv&RVFR6V6ǒ&V6P7V6VBFVvFfRv`F涖rvFFV6W7W&RFVvvVVBf&RGr'&VV@f7W2FWfVrFP&w&RFB&W7BfG2W 'W6W72&Wv&Bw&VB&VfW Bb6bVvvVV@f&W2&R7F7V6rFPƖfRWBbW"'W6W727VGW&RW&2N( 2FRf"FVF7FP6FW"6RFB6ǒG&VG2FfGV02FfGV2vFVVRVVG26FB6VW2fW&ƗG0V66FvWB&RBW70WBbVR( r6&RV6W&vrW"Fv&&BW"t54W0vrFRVVBF"2ƖVǒF&R6WBW"f6PFR֖WFR6R66FW'2&7&VF( ХvRwwr6VFfVFFfF6Чwwr6VFfVFFfF6vR