…In our firm, we’ve been working with Employees Matter, an organisation that runs workshops, seminars and webinars to help bridge that gap between home and work lives. The service was set up by Zoe Sinclair as a consequence of her own experiences of being a first-time mum and juggling a busy work schedule with the demands from home. Employees Matter have been running regular Bring Your Children to Work Days, for example. Work can be a source of mystery, sometimes even division, as ‘that place’ that keep parents away from home. The events are offered to all staff, both parents and employees who’d also like to be involved by bringing in other young relatives, nieces and nephews. They run for a full day with the children – usually aged between 8 and 16 – getting a chance to see the offices in actions, seeing every aspect of the business and how it works……….Article by Jonathan Bond, Director of Human Resources at Pinsent Masons in theHRDirector.