A new employee services company backed by the founder of women’s
lobby group Opportunity 2000 has hired Colman Getty to handle its
Due to launch in July, WFD supplies employee support services, including
advice on issues ranging from childcare to employee development. A
sister company operates in the US with clients including AT&T, IBM, The
Gap, American Express and Deloitte and Touche.
The team setting up WFD includes Opportunity 2000 founder and former
director Liz Bargh and Parents At Work founder Lucy Daniels. BT Forum
director and former head of the Equal Opportunities Commission, Joanna
Foster will also be working with WFD as a consultant.
Colman Getty has worked with Opportunity 2000, which promotes equal
opportunities for women in the workplace, since the campaign was founded
in 1991. It also handled the appointment of WFD’s three principals in