Building back better for the UK's working families
One in five working parents has faced unfair treatment at work since COVID-19 onset. CEO Jane van Zyl said, “With millions of parents facing unfair treatment at work just for having caring responsibilities—and waves of COVID-related redundancies around the corner—now is the time for the Government to act and make being a parent or carer a protected characteristic.”Continue reading
The perspective from employers
Best-practice employers saw increased productivity during lockdown, with many allowing the majority of staff to continue flexing their hoursContinue reading
Work-life balance charity Working Families calls on Government to add caring responsibilities to the list of protected characteristics in the Equality Act.
Best-practice employers saw increased productivity during lockdown, with many allowing the majority of staff to continue flexing their hours
A new survey from work-life balance charity Working Families shows the impact of COVID-19 on employers who have invested in creating flexible and family-friendly workplaces.
The exciting new partnership between Talking Talent and Working Families combines over half a century’s worth of unrivalled experience helping employers to harness the power [...]
Work-life balance charity Working Families has announced its annual list of the top family-friendly employers in the UK.
New figures published today reveal that more than 9 in 10 working parents and carers surveyed by work-life balance charity Working Families want their workplace to retain [...]
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.