Resources

Our online shop helps employers of all sizes – from all sectors – attract and retain the best talent by creating flexible, family-friendly workplaces.   Working Families members have free access to all the toolkits, policies and resources.

Flexible hiring – guidance for employers

New guide co-authored by Timewise and Working Families for the Government’s Flexible Working Task Force.
Being able to offer a job on a flexible basis increases the talent pool, helps retain staff and saves on sickness absence. Start from the position that most jobs have some flexibility in them and use the flexible hiring guidance to think through how a role can be done flexibly from the start.

Thinking about role design and workload

A flexible approach to work enables effective work, high engagement and diversity as well as reduced absenteeism and presenteeism. In some organisations this approach is already embedded for all – others may find it a significant cultural change.

Business case for flexible working

When it comes to building the business case for embedded agile working there’s so much information out there it can be hard to know where to start. Whether you’re interested in future proofing your organsiation, or trying to win senior hearts and minds, we’ve created an online, step-by-step guide to help you construct a business case that is right for your organisation.

Foundation for successful flexible working: how to embed flexibility

An article examining a four stage model of culture change.

Different types of flexibility

A description of various types of flexible work.