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  • Go Home on Time Day – 19 June 2020

    10 Dec 2019

    Go Home on Time Day will take place on Friday 19 June, 2020 We are delighted to announce that this year Go Home on Time Day will be taking place on the longest (working!) day of the year, to raise awareness of the importance of work life balance.

  • National Work Life Week: 12-16 October 2020

    9 Dec 2019

    National Work Life Week aims to highlight the benefits of facilitating the well-being and work-life balance of your employees, so that they are engaged, motivated and productive at work.

  • Big Give Christmas Challenge 2019

    5 Nov 2019

    Working Families has been chosen to take part in the Big Give Christmas Challenge 2019, the UK’s biggest online matched funding campaign.

  • Flexible Working Consultation

    2 Oct 2019

    The Government is currently consulting on how to increase the number of jobs advertised part-time and flexibly, as well as how to encourage employers to be more transparent about their flexible working and parental leave and pay policies. We’d like as may parents as possible tell the Government what they think about its proposals.

  • Happy to Talk Flexible Working

    5 Dec 2018

    We think it’s time employers who make the commitment to family-friendly working get the credit they deserve. So we’ve come up with a strapline for all enlightened employers: Happy to Talk Flexible Working.

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    The Waving not drowning campaign

    7 Jun 2018

    The Waving not drowning campaign is run for parents of disabled children and carers of adults who want to combine paid work with their caring responsibilities. You can find out more on our dedicated Waving not drowning campaign and information pages, sign up to receive Waving not drowning updates or join our Facebook group for parents and […]

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    A ‘families & work’ manifesto for 2015

    17 Sep 2014

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