2018 Modern Families Index: how employers can support the UK’s working families

Employers with unsupportive workplace cultures at risk of losing employees with children, as long-hours working culture takes toll

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Increase the Joy: Improving Shared Parental Leave

As the advertising element of the government’s ‘Share the Joy’ campaign promoting Shared Parental Leave (SPL) draws to a close, Working Families, supported by twelve professional and voluntary sector organisations with an interest in family and work policy, sets out four simple reforms that would help more families benefit from SPL and ‘increase the joy’.

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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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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.