Now the relaxing of those final restrictions is in sight, we wanted to capture how the UK’s 13 million working parents are feeling about their experiences of work and family life over recent months, what their concerns are as we move into the ‘new normal’, and their thoughts on the future of work.
This guide covers a host of topics – from your legal rights at work, to finding and funding appropriate childcare and care for adults, to tips for self-care.
An impact report about the various services provided by Working Families during the first six months of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The social and economic consequences of COVID-19 have ushered in extraordinary changes in our country, almost overnight. The impact of the pandemic on families has been multi-faceted and, for some, extreme.
In September 2020, we asked Working Families’ employer members to tell us how they had managed the many challenges the COVID-19 pandemic had presented.
The overwhelming majority of working parents and carers we surveyed do not want their employer to return to revert to business as usual after lockdown is lifted. It is time for the UK government and employers to #flextheUK – extending the flexible working opportunities afforded some parents and carers during lockdown to all parents and carers.
This year’s Legal Advice Service report explores 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.
Working Families free 'Getting into Work' guide equips parents and carers of dependants with disabilities that have taken time out of paid work with the confidence and guidance needed to get back into the world of work.
Working Families has put forward a response to the Government’s recent (2019) consultations about transparency of flexible working and family related leave and pay policies. To support our response, Working Families carried out two surveys: one with our employer members, and one with our parent/carer supporters. In addition, in February 2019, Working Families held a…