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But it would be nothing… nothing, without a man or a boy

  International Women’s Day 2018 Today the world is celebrating International Women’s Day. Women have been at the front of so many stories as victims in the past year with the #metoo and #timesup campaigns, the fight for equal pay and, more recently, reports of charity workers taking advantage of vulnerable women at times of(…)

Gender pay gap – the impact on working parents

Gender pay gap – the impact on working parents At Third Door we believe in equal parenting – where men and women equally share their caring responsibilities allowing both to progress with their chosen careers after having children. Sharing the burdens and joys of family life reduces financial pressure, improves children’s wellbeing and strengthens relationships(…)

Returners and Returnships

Tapping the Hidden Talent Pool ‘Returnships’ are growing in popularity for companies striving to improve gender diversity, particularly at more senior levels of their organisation. According to return-to-work consultancy Women Returners for Employers, “returnships are higher-level internships which act as a bridge back to senior roles for experienced professionals who have taken an extended career break”. Women see(…)

Third Door In The News

The Telegraph We are very proud to have been featured in a recent article in The Telegraph “Coworking nurseries: Can work and playtime really mix?”. The article looks at the growth and impact of coworking spaces with nurseries attached and we think that their description of Third Door is spot on: Upstairs “the atmosphere is calm but industrious in(…)

Do you suffer from Freelancer Fatigue?

This recent article from promotes self-care, automation, outsourcing and choosing carefully the work you take on. “When you’re a freelancer, everything about work comes down on your shoulders. You do the creating, the bookkeeping, the press, the marketing and the cleaning up. It’s a heavy load to bear and it can lead to exhaustion from the need(…)

Coworking with Childcare – 7 years on!

  Coworking with Childcare – 7 years on! Third Door (Workhub & Nursery) is celebrating seven years of being in business this month. Over that time, rapid advances in technology have made flexible working a more viable option for working parents as well as employers and we see that reflected in our membership growth. When we launched,(…)

Coworking vs Homeworking – what’s best for you?

  Coworking vs Homeworking – what’s best for you? The majority of our members are freelancers, small business owners and employees who are managing to balance work and family life through flexible working. They have chosen coworking over home-working and its easy to see why. Coworking allows you to separate work from home, maximises productivity(…)