Exhibitors 

The Exhibition is a hugely important part of Pregnant Then Screwed Live, packed full of organisations on a mission to guide and support mothers who want to find work that works for them. You can also book your place at one of our clinics to learn more about your legal rights, how to make a flexible working request and more to be announced - watch this space!

If you would like to exhibit at Pregnant Then Screwed Live, then please email Joeli@pregnantthenscrewed.com or click here for more info

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Gorvins Solicitors

Gorvins Solicitors is one of South Manchester's largest law firms delivering exceptional and affordable legal service for both individuals and businesses. Based in Stockport, Manchester, our solicitors are on hand to help you with any form of legal advice or assistance you may need. We pride ourselves on being a full-service law firm, offering unrivalled standards of service.

 

With a wealth of experience in offering legal advice, our expert teams work across a vast amount of different disciplines. Looking for help with conveyancing? Want wills advice to safeguard your family’s future? Need assistance addressing employment law or dispute resolution matters? Whatever legal advice you may need our Stockport Solicitors are here to help you, so for a tailored and personal service please get in touch today to speak to one of our specialist solicitors.

 

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Sweet Cecily's

Sweet Cecily’s is a pioneering natural skincare company specialising in the personal touch. A family run business which researches and manufactures herbal medicines, this experience in the field has helped brother and sister duo Cecily and Hugo to develop a truly natural and handmade range of skincare products. They believe in using only the best natural ingredients and as such, all products are free from Parabens, Petrochemicals, Harmful Preservatives and SLS.

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Digital mums

Launched in 2014 by Nikki Cochrane and Kathryn Tyler, Digital Mums’ pioneering online training upskills mums with in-demand social media and digital skills, so they can find flexible and rewarding roles that sync with family life.

Digital Mums supports mums and businesses by addressing two issues. The digital skills gap: 12.6 million adults currently lack basic digital skills. And, maternal unemployment: discrimination forces 54,000 new mothers and pregnant women out of their jobs every year. Digital Mums’ is the creator of the #WorkThatWorks Movement, which aims to create a societal shift in the way flexible working is viewed and consign the current ‘9 to 5 coat-on-chair’ culture to the past. The company itself benefits from a 100% flexible working policy. Only 14% of employees are full-time and office based; 86% work part-time and remotely; 17% never step foot in the office. 

 
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Tropic Skincare

https://www.tropicskincare.co.uk/shop/emilybee

At Tropic, we believe in empowering beauty. From using innovative, 100% naturally derived ingredients to create your favourite skincare and beauty products, to our unwavering vegan and cruelty free ethics. So it’s not hard to believe that Lord Sugar invested to become a 50/50 partner back in 2011! 

We are now the fastest growing beauty company in the UK and this is why we need YOU to help share the green beauty revolution to keep up with this incredible growth.

Empowering women is at the heart of everything we do. From allowing women to pay for the little extra’s in life like a family holiday to becoming their own boss and working on their terms, around their families.

No contracts or sale targets, by sharing the products you love, you go from a beauty lover to a business owner! LOVE IT, SHARE IT, EARN FROM IT! It really is as simple as that!

Interested in learning more? Come and see Emily at the Tropic Skincare Exhibition stand. 

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Mummy Jobs

Cheney Hamilton is the Founder and Managing Director of Mummyjobs.co.ukDaddyjobs.co.uk & FlexIsBest.com and is a huge advocate of #FlexibleWorking. As a mum of 2 girls, she launched Mummyjobs.co.uk in her 5th month of maternity leave when she knew she wouldn’t be able to return to her former role as Head of Classified & Recruitment Advertising looking after over 500 media titles and 25+ job boards. She decided that she would show them, as well as every other company in the UK, that FLEX is best when it comes to the future of both Recruitment and the way we all Work.

Bubble

bubble is an app connecting parents to babysitters that their friends and community already know, use and trust. Available on iOS & Android.

Rated by WIRED as one of the UK’s best parenting apps, we’re making it easier for mums and dads like us to have more free time, plan a night out and get stuff done. Whether booking a babysitter at the last minute or in advance, simply swipe through local sitters and see what your friends and other parents think of them before booking, paying and reviewing them in just a few taps.

 

The art tiffin

The Art Tiffin is a social enterprise campaigning for creativity and mental well-being. It is our personal mission to inspire confidence and resilience, and give new mums permission for self-care. Founder Dr. Pragya Agarwal, a mum of three girls, is a Writer, TEDx Speaker and a Creative Coach. e Art Tiffin stems from Pragya's experience of workplace bullying, the huge impact that it had on her physical and mental health, and how art and creativity helped her heal. Pragya also suffered severe PND twice, and knows how difficult it is to lift that fog. The Art Tiffin brings ‘creative hugs in a box’. We are also passionate about encouraging creative thinking in children with our Art Explorer programme and group Raising Creative Kids

The Art Tiffin is committed to building a better future, where people, animals and the planet come above profit. All our products are cruelty-free, eco-friendly and ethical.

As a Creative Coach and Mentor, Pragya uses her extensive academic experience, and her business acumen to support parents transition into creative businesses, one where they can find the purpose and drive to have a social impact, and a happier work-life balance.  Feel free to email us on hello@hedgeandhogprints.com

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Our Kid

www.our-kid.co.uk

Our Kid is a multi-award winning retail concept founded by Manchester mums Tess, Kate and Laura in June 2013. Purveyors of Mama merch and stockists of a roll call of Instagram’s most coveted independent brands, our Chorlton shop with café acts as a hub for Manchester’s most social families and we are passionate advocates of every aspect of mum life.

We offer the best of independent British design talent including Scamp&Dude, Tiba+Marl, Lara&Ollie, Mama Designs, From Babies With Love, Mere Soeur and proudly welcome Mutha.Hood to our roster of amazingness.

We’re beyond excited to be bringing Our Kid to Pregnant Then Screwed Live and to make it a day trip to remember, will be inviting the founders of our bestselling brands to tell their stories. It promises to be an inspiring export of our little corner of Manchester and we can’t wait to share it with you.

 
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The Future is Flexi

The Future Is Flexi is a recruitment company specialising in sourcing the best talent for flexible working finance roles to work with companies who embrace this way of working. We recruit at all levels ranging from bookkeeper to CFO and focus on all types of flexible working including part time, full time and portfolio style careers. 

Founded by Louise Lewis who having worked flexibly as an accountant knew how beneficial this way of working can be to the employer and employee yet was frustrated by how few jobs were advertised offering flexible working options. Louise is a firm believer that we shouldn't have to choose between our home and work lives. Technology now allows us to work anywhere, at any time, which is why The Future Is Flexi.

 

Happity

Built by a team of flexible remote working mums, Happity helps parents find baby and toddler classes fast. Our founder was made redundant whilst pregnant and having experienced maternal unemployment first hand, we are passionate about creating work that’s fit for 21st Century families. She learnt to code whilst her husband was on Shared Parental Leave with their 5 month old baby before launching Happity.

Come meet us and have a chat about:

* Job opportunities at Happity

* Opportunities in the children’s activity sector

* Starting a career in tech

If you’re thinking about starting a baby and toddler class and not sure where to begin, we can help! Exclusively serving the under-5s sector, we know what it takes to run a children's activity successfully, whether you want to purchase a franchise or start independently. We provide an all-in-one booking and marketing solution to give you more time with your family and to make starting your business a breeze

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ison harrison

 

https://www.isonharrison.co.uk

Ison Harrison is a leading Yorkshire law firm, with 11 branches and a head office in Leeds city centre. We offer personal and business legal services, with wide-ranging expertise in complex matters.

Our specialist employment law services include maternity discrimination, settlement agreements, unfair dismissal, redundancy, racial discrimination and disability discrimination. 

We have been established for 40 years and have a strong reputation as one of Yorkshire's Top 20 law firms.

 
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9-2-3 Jobs

9-2-3 Jobs is a recruitment agency that specialises in placing high quality professional candidates into jobs with flexible hours. 

We want to address the skills shortage that many businesses are facing by introducing innovative working hours and by linking up talented individuals with forward-thinking businesses. We help give these high achievers the ability to go back to work and put their considerable professional experience to good use.

9-2-3 supports flexible and part-time working, with the emphasis on enabling parents to be around for their children, while still fulfilling their work commitments. This might mean 9-3 hours, working from home or even job sharing. 9-2-3 Jobs also runs a programme of informal networking events through its recently launched 9-2-3 Club. The 9-2-3 Club aims to enable women to connect with one another and be inspired by others who might be able to help further their ambitions. These events are designed to be fun and informal get-togethers, where we can share experiences, learn, and feel inspired and empowered to move our careers forward in a flexible way.

We’re a friendly bunch and would love to hear from you! To register with us, please send your C.V and an outline of your requirements to Helen@923jobs.com, for more information on the 9-2-3 Club, contact Imelda@923jobs.com or have a look at our latest jobs online at: www.923jobs.com.

 

 

Supporters

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By Day

www.byday.co

We are a flexible working company. We specialise in matching project-based work with experienced professionals who are also parents. 

Our mission is to sign up ambitious mums and dads as consultants so they continue to build their careers whilst choosing the hours they spend with their family. 

- Sign up to become a consultant with us

- Submit a project spec if you need expert help with your business

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The Daisy Chain

www.thedaisy-chain.com

The Daisy Chain is a free online platform that helps parents connect with family-friendly employers.

The Daisy Chain puts parents in complete control of who sees their profile and what they want to put across to potential employers. 

The Daisy Chain is a match-maker, not a recruiter. We match parents looking for flexible work opportunities with employers keen to find exceptional, experienced talent.

 

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Manchester Science Partnerships

https://mspl.co.uk

MSP is the UK’s leading provider of specialist environments and growth support to science and technology companies on their journey to business success.

With campus facilities across Manchester and Cheshire, we offer incubation, laboratory, office and meeting space for businesses at all the different stages of their lifecycle – from start-up to global corporate.