2018 Modern Families Index

Modern Families at breaking point as parents buckle under the strain of overwork

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Time to fix the fathers?

Sarah Jackson, Chief Executive of Working Families, responds to the Women and Equalities Select Committee report into fathers at work.

"Welcome to the Mummy Track, guys. Our Modern Families Index 2018 shows very little difference between men and women – fathers are making the same career compromises as mothers do, which we have been agonising over for decades."

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Shared Parental Leave

How have parents made it work?

Watch a series of real life accounts of couples taking Shared Parental Leave, providing useful insights for parents and employers.

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Benchmark now open for 2018 Top 30 inclusion

Develop your people strategy by taking part in this unique and comprehensive benchmark on flexible working. The annual Top Employers for Working Families benchmark is the only tool measuring all aspects of flexible working and work life policies and practice, and how these are integrated into an organisation’s values, policies and culture.

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Working Families

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