The importance of work-life balance and the benefits of promoting it are well documented. But there's still a practice gap between what's on offer and employee uptake. This article considers how policies interact with cultural cues to affect the uptake of work-life balance opportunities.
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Jill Miller, Policy Adviser, Diversity and Inclusion
Jill is Senior Policy Adviser for Inclusion and Diversity at the CIPD. Her work focuses on the areas of gender, age and neurodiversity and she has recently led work on race inclusion, managing drug and alcohol misuse at work, and supporting employees through fertility treatment, pregnancy loss and still birth. Earlier in her career, Jill specialised in small business growth through good people management and employee wellbeing.
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