Working Families’ annual Best Practice Awards recognise UK employers whose stand-out cultures and practices demonstrate that they deeply understand that all employees perform better when they have some degree of flexibility over when, where and how they work ‒ and that employees will be more productive if the organisation supports their work-life balance.Continue reading
The Working Families benchmark is the only tool available that measures all aspects of flexible working and work-life policies and practice. It evaluates how well these are integrated into your organisation’s values and culture, and also looks specifically at how well you support and engage with parents and carers.Continue reading
How to help parents in employment: asking for flexible working, taking time off for your children and help with childcare costs
Evening emails and the “always on” culture overwhelm working parents and threaten to sabotage work-life balance improvements, according to annual survey
More than half of parents (58%) are working extra, unpaid hours, as campaigners warn many families and firms are losing fight to keep jobs “human-sized” 48% of working parents [...]
Find out how to flex your work to fit your life with an immersive, interactive Working Families virtual Workshop.
Parents/carers and best-practice employers agree that companies should publish their flexible working and family-related policies
New figures from work-life balance charity Working Families  show that both parents/carers and best-practice employers alike are overwhelmingly in favour of greater [...]
Work-life balance charity Working Families has announced its annual list of the top family-friendly employers in the UK. Employers large and small from across the public, [...]
Working Families’ response to Theresa May’s announcement of a consultation on parental leave entitlements
Working Families' Chief Executive, Jane van Zyl, responds to Theresa May's 19 July announcement of a consultation on parental leave entitlements.
Working Families and a host of other organisations are calling for the Government to consult on flexible recruitment without delay.
National Campaign Encourages People Across the UK to Finish Work on Time on the Longest Day of the Year
21 June is Go Home on Time Day, a major campaign run by the charity Working Families that aims to start a national discussion about work-life balance and employee wellbeing.