Career break employers

Abbey National PLC, 9 Nelson Street, Bradford, BD1 5AN, tel 0800 0283803,
Offers a career break scheme for up to five years, which allows staff to return to the same level of work. Reduced grade and part-time schemes are also offered, which allow staff to step down a grade for a period and then return to the original grade. A range of flexible working options is available.
Avon Cosmetics Ltd,
Nunn Mills Road, Northampton, NN1 5PA, tel 0160 461 7210, fax 0160 461 7011.
Bank of England,
Threadneedle Street, London, EC2R 8AH. Contact: Jackie Benson