For over a decade, Parents At work has been proudly working in partnership with employers, policy makers and families to improve work-life balance and gender equality outcomes. Our aim is to support people to thrive at work and at home and we’ve recently introduced an employer membership service to make it easier for organisations to create a…

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With the COVID-19 pandemic having an enormous impact around the globe, many businesses are struggling to stay afloat and many employees are being left with reduced hours or unemployment. Now more than ever, it’s important that employers are supporting their workforce as best they can. UNICEF’s new guide for employers – ‘Family Friendly Policies and…

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We know that family-friendly workplace policies have a far-reaching impact. From the employees who use them, to the organisations that implement them, and the families that they positively affect, when parents and carers feel supported in their workplace to be able to balance the pressures and needs of both their career and home life, then…

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The simple answer is no, not particularly. In short, parents are struggling with the lack of parental leave and childcare despite the apparent resources of the richer countries. “Family-friendly policies can help parents with their caring responsibilities, regardless of their work situation. Yet even the world’s richest countries fail to offer comprehensive solutions to all…

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