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Modern Families Index: UK parents are working to burnout

The lights are on and a one eyed paper reindeer is looking at me.

Work that works for everyone

DWF Employment Lawyer Jennifer Wright on the biggest worries employers have when establishing flexible work, and how they can overcome them.

Bright Lights- 2018 Awards Ceremony

Now in their fourth year, the awards celebrate progressive organisations in Scotland that recognise the benefits of family friendly and flexible working. The 2018 award winners will be announced at the ‘Bright Lights’ event on 22 March in front of an audience of leading business leaders. You can see the official shortlist here.

Fair Jobs for Dads!

Fathers Network Scotland today backed calls for a complete overhaul of employment law and a well-paid three-month period of “daddy leave” following the publication of a major UK study into fatherhood.

How can flexible work change your life?

A couple of years ago before my wife Sarah went back to work after maternity leave, we started to look at what our options for childcare were. We had young children and where we live in Edinburgh there is a lack of childcare services. We were both going to be working full time so the most realistic option for us was to try an Au Pair.

All shades of green

It’s winter, and germs and bugs are all over the place. Last week I was reminded, in the most sleep-deprived of ways, the amazing job that parents do looking after sick children. And how important having an understanding, flexible employer makes to making life (and work), that little bit easier.

National Work Life Week, October 2-6

The week was an opportunity for both employers and employees to focus on well-being at work and work-life balance.

Quality of life better with flexible work, say 9 out of 10 Scots in new poll

2-6 October 2017 is National Work Life Week!

Scottish Top Employers Awards entries are being shortlisted!

Organised by Family Friendly Working Scotland, the awards showcase the work of forward-thinking businesses who support employees to combine home and work life. They are the only business awards which specifically recognise employers that have created a great flexible and family friendly working culture.

Scottish flexible workers compete for 1 in 8 skilled job, study shows

New research has examined for the first time the ratio of quality jobs advertised as open to flexible working options in Scotland.

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