Family friendly is working for our economy
Family friendly is working for more people
Family friendly is working for more businesses
Our mission is to create and support working culture change in Scotland that builds economic success and improves the lives of families.
Find out more about us
National Work Life Week is an opportunity for both employers and employees to focus on well-being at work and work-life balance
Family Friendly Working Scotland (FFWS) – the hub organisation for flexible and family friendly working in Scotland – is living its mission by enabling its most senior role to be carried out on a job share basis.
By Lesley Macniven, Equate Scotland’s Women Returners Programme Lead
What we offer.
Family Friendly Working Scotland works with employers to promote a flexible and family friendly working culture.
Spanning boundaries between private, public and third sectors we offer practical support to employers and share best practice. Learn from business leaders at our knowledge exchange events, let us help you to become a more flexible employer, check out our employer awards – the Scottish Top Employers for Working Families Awards and be inspired by our best practice employer case studies.
Be part of our ever increasing network!
What’s coming up.
31 August 2017, Glasgow
A lively panel discussion will give you the opportunity to engage with business leaders that have embedded a family friendly approach to their business, and are reaping the rewards.
8 September 2017, Irvine
Held in partnership with Ruth Maguire, MSP for Cunninghame South.
5 October 2017, Glasgow
We have brought together some of Scotland’s leading employers for this one off half day interactive conference, which will give you the opportunity to explore the concept of good work place culture.
@ffworkscot on Twitter.
- Another great week for us here @ffworkscot We all work #flexibly, are super productive and have a whole load of fun… twitter.com/i/web/status… … 5 hours ago
- more flexible work= more women in the workforce! theconversation.com/want… @EquateScotland @womenreturners @WorkingMums 8 hours ago
- RT @FlexWorksForAll: 72% of small businesses believe that policies like flexible working could reduce absenteeism. #smallbusinessowner… twitter.com/i/web/status… 10 hours ago
- Did you struggle to find flexibility at work? Has #flexiwork helped you? We want YOU for our case studies! Give us… twitter.com/i/web/status… … 12 hours ago