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EU employers take family-friendly working seriously

A Eurofound survey  investigating family-friendly working policies in companies in six European countries (France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Sweden, UK) finds that employers take family-friendly working seriously and have put in place a range of policies to support this, especially in … Continue reading

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Does technology help your work-life balance?

As a working mum, I’m constantly juggling different roles and responsibilities. Being at the office all day, while also doing the school run, parents’ evenings and going to my children’s sports matches is simply not feasible. That’s why flexible hours … Continue reading

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Why Dads don’t take Paternity leave

It sounds like progress, but in reality some men are reluctant to take time off for a variety of reasons, ranging from a fear of losing status at work to lingering stereotypes about a father’s role in the family. Leave … Continue reading

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A Family friendly workplace more important than the salary

It is not only governments and the European Commission, or civil society organisations who worry about the demographic challenge in Europe. The private sector is also getting anxious about how they will attract and retain qualified workforce in the future. … Continue reading

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Work Life Balance: a company award

For the 5th year, Italian Region Lombardia, in collaboration with ALTIS Postgraduate School Business and Society – of the Catholic University of Milan, and with the support of the Italian Department of Equal Opportunity of the Presidency of the Council … Continue reading

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A better Work/Life balance can boost the economy

In a time of high unemployment and widespread cost cutting, a large number of companies, are raising the bar in developing effective and flexible work/life benefits to attract, retain and promote talented employees. Reconciliation of Work and Family Life is … Continue reading

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