We’re backing #WorkThatWorks. Here’s why it matters...

We’re backing #WorkThatWorks. Here’s why it matters...

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, it’s been pretty hard to miss the #WorkThatWorks movement that has been sweeping the UK this week. Everyone’s talking about it, from Mother Pukka to the Huffington Post and Femail. The campaign is the brainchild of Digital Mums, the awesome social enterprise, that is aiming to bring awareness to the lack of flexible working for mothers in the UK.

Here's why, here at Hatch Social, we are fully behind families finding #WorkThatWorks:

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The 'hatching' of Hatch Social

The 'hatching' of Hatch Social

So here it is. My first blog post since becoming a mum boss and creating my new family-friendly career.

What a journey it’s been...

I’m writing this in a rare quiet moment while my two young boys (19 months and 5 weeks old) have their afternoon naps and I can’t help reflecting on how much my life has changed in the last couple of years.  My journey to finding work that works for my family has been a fairly fast-paced one, and the circumstances that led to me choosing a freelance career are sadly all too common amongst mums returning to work. However it was the catalyst I needed to finally make the jump and do what I’ve always wanted to do; work for myself.

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