Working Families is the UK’s leading work-life balance organisation

We help working parents and carers and their employers find a better balance between responsibilities at home and work.

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Changing the way we live and work

Rachel's Story

Negotiating a Jobshare

Rachel and her colleague were returning from maternity leave at the same time. As they both wanted to work flexibly, they got together and worked out an arrangement where they would jobshare, each doing two full days and a half of Wednesday. They called our helpline for coaching support.

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Helping Employers

Our ground breaking research and campaigns seek to change the way we live and work. To that end, we also work with employers to support them in creating workplaces which encourage work-life balance for everyone.

By operating in the real world of pragmatic advice and practical solutions, we are making our vision a reality.

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Latest news & events

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    Campaigns

    Working Families is the UK’s leading work-life balance campaign organisation. It supports and gives a voice to working parents and carers, whilst also helping employers create workplaces which encourage work-life balance for everyone. Informed by its supporters, Helpline callers and award winners, as well as its original research, Working Families makes the case to government and employers for social policy and workplace change that will benefit families, employers and communities.

    Our General Election manifesto 2015 has been drawn up through the work of the Families and Work Group, a coalition of charities and trade unions working together to jointly develop sector thinking and co-ordinate policy responses around families and employment.

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Working Families

We are the UK’s leading work-life balance organisation. We help working parents and carers and their employers find a better balance between responsibilities at home and work.