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Mary Bright

Head of Social Affairs

Mary Bright is Phoenix Group’s Head of Social Affairs, and is also Specialist Policy Advisor to the UK government’s Business Champion for Older Workers. A breadth of experience in pensions and long-term savings enables Mary to link our societal challenges, and opportunities, and make practical policy and business practice recommendations. With increasing longevity and reducing state support, it is ever more important to raise awareness and action in this area.

Mary Bright, Head of Social Affairs

Articles by Mary Bright

How employers can create menopause-friendly workplaces

How employers can create menopause-friendly workplaces

The menopause is experienced by staff in most workplaces. In fact, menopausal women are the fastest growing demographic in the […]

Mary Bright

May 17, 2022

Why are Gen Z women most worried about not saving enough?

Why are Gen Z women most worried about not saving enough?

Gen Z women also worry more about spending too much money than any other age group.

Mary Bright

February 1, 2022

When it comes to finances, are millennial women falling behind?

When it comes to finances, are millennial women falling behind?

Significantly fewer women than men say they feel positive about their financial situation.

Mary Bright

January 18, 2022

How to harness the benefits of older workers

How to harness the benefits of older workers

The number of older people in the UK workforce is increasing. This trend has implications for practically all businesses and for society as a whole. It also presents an opportunity.

Mary Bright

October 21, 2021

Working from home: is it really better for the environment?

Working from home: is it really better for the environment?

More companies are expected to combine office-based working with working from home. This will mean millions of people continuing to adopt flexible working practices.

Mary Bright

August 16, 2021

Carers in the workplace: three ways for employers to provide support

Carers in the workplace: three ways for employers to provide support

We explain what you can do to support the carers in your workforce.

Mary Bright

June 8, 2021