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Penrose Care M.D. participates in UKCES Gender Equality Roundtable

Belsize Village, London – Earlier today Penrose Care’s managing director, Robert Stephenson-Padron, participated in the UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES) Gender Equality Roundtable panel to help inform the commission on strategies to improve gender equality in the workplace.

Mr. Stephenson-Padron focused on promoting the voluntary adoption of the Living Wage among British businesses as since many low wage jobs are disproportionally staffed by women, Living Wage implementation would have disproportionally positive impact on women.

The panel consisted of 22 people with 4 men, including Mr. Stephenson-Padron and was led by Gail Cartmail, Assistant General Secretary (AGS), Unite the Union.


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About Penrose Care

Penrose Care is an ethical provider of home care services London, United Kingdom to adults with disabilities and elderly persons, including those with dementia.  The company operates upon a fundamental belief that to promote a caring workforce, the organisation itself must be caring. As the pioneer of ethics in home care in the UK, Penrose Care in 2012 became one of the first four providers in the country to become an Accredited Living Wage Employer and in 2013 the first independent sector provider to be compliant with Citizens UK’s landmark Social Care Charter.

Penrose Care’s ethical approach promotes higher quality social care workers and low staff turnover which in turn results in excellent care. Penrose Care is headquartered in Belsize Village, north London and was founded by Robert Stephenson-Padron, a healthcare research analyst, and Dr. Matthew Knight, a hospital physician.


2015-03-31 (Penrose Care) Rober Stephenson-Padron UKCES Gender Equality Roundtable

Penrose Care managing director Robert Stephenson-Padron at UKCES Gender Equality Roundtable (British Library, London, 31 March 2015)

2015-03-31 (Penrose Care) Baroness Margaret Prosser UKCES Gender Equality

Baroness Margaret Prosser speaking at the UKCES Gender Equality Roundtable (British Library, London, 31 March 2015)