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  • #FlexTheUK

    17 June 2021

    Taking place on 17 June 2021, #FlexTheUK is a chance to join together in a call to make flexible working the rule, not the exception.

  • National Work Life Week

    11 - 15 October 2021

    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

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

  • Go Home on Time Day

    Go Home on Time Day is pausing in 2020 as we launch our new #flextheUK campaign.

  • Flexible Working Consultation

    11 October 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


    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


    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 Join our Facebook group for parents […]

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    A ‘families & work’ manifesto for 2015

    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.