Blog - March 2024

  • How I overcame rejection as a young candidate and went onto have a glowing career alongside IVF and becoming a mother to two autistic children

    Posted on Friday, March 8, 2024 by Keira Couzens

    Keira Couzens is our Head of Business Services. She joined us on an apprenticeship 15 years ago, fresh from school, and in her time with us she’s been through IVF, become a mum-of-two and adapted to her two children’s autism diagnoses. Here Keira shares her story and explains why she’s determined to be a role model for her kids, as well how businesses need to adapt to better support women to be ...

  • Addressing gender disparity and empowering women to thrive in their careers

    Posted on Friday, March 8, 2024 by Andrea Prendergast

    A long way to go for gender equality in business When Callum and I became Co-owners of Ryder Reid in 2018, we took the time to really think about our values and establish how we were going to ensure that as a business we continue to contribute positively to the world around us. As a gender-balanced organisation originally founded by two pioneering women (at a time when purely female-led ...