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Kent business celebrates International Women's day
Bedfont Scientific Ltd. is proud to share its company's statistics on International Women's Day
By: Bedfont Scientific Ltd.
The small company of 40 employees is proud to share that 43% of its workforce is made up of women and furthermore 50% of their management team.
Bedfont, a medical device manufacturer known for their innovation, doesn't limit their ideas to just their products; making them a very progressive company. Bedfont's latest statistics show that 68% of the workforce consists of members aged 35 and under, meaning a high majority of staff are parents with young children.
With that in mind, Bedfont created the Kids Club, whereby staff can bring their children to work for one week in each of the school holidays. Bedfont® funds the requisite number of professional DBS checked nannies required plus activities and outings for the children to learn and have fun, relieving the need to find childcare.
Jason Smith, Managing Director, comments, "At Bedfont, we take many measures to not discriminate against anyone for any reason, including gender. International Women's day is for recognising extraordinary women and so I would like to take this chance to thank the women of Bedfont for their continued support, hard work and inspiration. We are proud to be such a gender diverse company."
1. Sanghani R. International Women's Day 2017: What is it, how did it start and why is it so important? [Internet]. The Telegraph. 2018 [cited 5 February 2018]. Available from: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/
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