Family-friendly working

Course summary

A discussion and activity led workshop which enables attendees to identify the legal protections given to employees with family responsibilities, to assess the benefits of providing family-friendly arrangements at work and know how to manage time off and contract variations for family-friendly reasons.

Course dates and location

We can deliver this course virtually for your organisation, on a date and time that suits you. If you have four or more people who would like to attend this course then group training could be the most cost-effective option. Contact one of our Training Coordinators on 020 7490 3030 or email for more information and a quote.

If you would like to attend this course then register your interest with us. Currently, this course is run on request meaning that a date will be scheduled once we have at least three people interested in attending this course.

  • There are no dates available at the moment.

This course will cover:

Statutory provisions
Maternity, paternity, adoption leave and pay

-Shared parental leave

-Ordinary parental leave

-Dependents leave

-Parental bereavement leave and pay

-Flexible working

  • The business case for accommodating employee’s family needs
  • Covering the absence
  • Remuneration and benefits during leave
  • Special redundancy rights
  • Part time working

HR professionals and line managers to ensure they are equipped to pro-actively support their employees and effectively respond to their requests.

The Centre works with people from all sectors including the public sector, voluntary sector, corporate sector and private sector.

Attendees will be able to:
• Appreciate their obligations related to family-friendly legislation
• Assess the benefits of going beyond the applicable legal obligations
• Practically support their workforce with family-friendly working arrangements in line with business needs

The Centre offers a wide range of courses to help managers and leaders develop their skills, including: Human Resources: the essentials, Restructure and redundancy workshop, Employment law for people managers workshop

  • £589 plus VAT not-for-profit price (applies to charities and all other not-for-profit organisations, including public sector and housing)
  • £654 plus VAT standard price (applies to all other organisations)

Book this course

We have a two-tier pricing structure, offering discounted rates to charities and not-for-profit organisations: Not-for-profit price applies to charities and other not-for-profit organisations (including public sector and housing) Standard price applies to all other organisations

If you are requesting a charity discount, we will need your registered charity number

(if so please specify – please note, this information will be kept private and only used to ensure we can support your learning needs on the day(s) of the course)

(e.g. dietary, access, religious)

We will invoice you for your course and this will be sent via email within two working days. Once you have received your invoice, you can pay by BACS, credit card or cheque.

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