Parents and carers: help us #flextheUK.
Take our survey to let us know how you've balanced work and care during COVID-19, and your hopes for what work will look like in a post-COVID future. Your responses will be used to support our work with the government and employers to make flexible working the norm.
Our aim as a charity is to always keep parents in work, but this simply hasn’t been practically possible for all families in the current situation. So when the Government heeded our call for employers to be able to put their people on furlough for childcare reasons, this was a huge relief. As we perhaps move to a new phase of tackling the pandemic, what should employers be considering for their working parents?Continue reading
The COVID-19 pandemic and working parents
New report exploring the issues still facing the working parents getting in touch with us about COVID-19, and simple ways the government and UK employers could go further to support them to stay in work and help ensure they don’t lose out financially.Continue reading
In this virtual roundtable we will reflect on what has and hasn’t worked for UK employers/employees over the last few months, sharing the learning and thus equipping us to [...]
How are UK employers ensuring that homeworking becomes a sustainable & healthy way of working, once the COVID-19 crisis has passed?
How are employers in Scotland ensuring that homeworking becomes a sustainable & healthy way of working, once the COVID-19 crisis has passed? About this Event Register now [...]
We’d like to give an update on the future of Family Friendly Working Scotland (FFWS). Six years ago, Working Families established FFWS to create and support working culture [...]
Work-life balance charity Working Families has announced the shortlist for its 2020 Best Practice Awards. The awards celebrate employers whose stand-out cultures and working [...]
A report from charity Working Families calls for the government and employers to go further in supporting working parents during the pandemic.
Many working parents and carers with young children are already working from home, as recommended by the Government. Now that schools are closed, they find themselves needing [...]
Keep up-to-date with family friendly rights: what’s coming in 2020. This course flags up cases and other developments which you need to know, what the main changes are and [...]