Businesses pledge to battle discrimination against mothers


Big business has a rotten reputation in this country and it’s against that backdrop that the latest initiative aimed at cutting the quite disgraceful discrimination faced by women who get pregnant needs to be seen, reports The Independent

For the uninitiated, a group of leading businesses including Barclays, Ford, Royal Mail, BT Group, and the Nationwide Building Society are fronting a campaign under the auspices of the Equality & Human Rights Commission. 

“Working Forward” aims to make workplaces “the best they can be for pregnant women and new mothers”.