Employers for Work-Life Balance aims to complete its work by December
2000. The following activities are being undertaken to meet its objectives:
- A website for
employers has been established, providing information on objectives,
research, sign-posting to relevant organisations that can provide advice
and information on implementing work-life policies, case studies and
a calendar of key events happening during the year.
- An information
line for employers is being provided, offering information to employers
and directing them to relevant organisations for further assistance.
- A voluntary module
on work-life issues is being considered with Investors in People.
- An employer manual
is available which provides guidance and support on how to begin taking
action. This has been developed by the Work-Life Research Centre and
is available from the Industrial Society.
- A small business
manual and guide has been produced, offering specific guidance and support
on how to take action on work-life issues.
- 10 regional seminars
will be run to share best practice and information amongst employers.
- Employers for Work-Life
Balance will be represented on a Ministerial Advisory Committee on Work-Life