Work Life Solutions
Links for Individuals
Center for Work and Family
Part of the Boston College Carroll School of Management, the Center
publishes specialist work/life publications.
Clearing House Children, Youth and Family
From the University of Minnesota. Information on children, family
and work/family issues. Contains links to newsgroups.
and Work Institute
A non-profit organisation that publishes the National Study of the
Changing Workforce, a five-yearly survey of American workers. It
also provides consultancy on the design and implementation of work-life
solutions. They also and work with employers we work with employers,
states and communities on issues related to male involvement in
the lives of children.
Resources Development Canada
Contains business case information, case studies and the Work/Life
Continuum - a tool for implementing work/life balance policies.
Report on Work & Family
An electronic newsletter containing information on family friendly
policies, programmes from government and legislation.
Life Balance Centre
A virtual resource that aims to raise awareness and promote discussion
of work life balance issues, promote and disseminate best practice
in achieving work life balance and conduct research into working
practices and issues. In partnership with Keele University it is
currently undertaking research
into the effects
& Family Inc.
A global clearinghouse for work/life professionals. Produces monthly
work/life news and trend digests. Subscribers have access to the
searchable ten year archive of global work/life news. Includes lots
of free information too including a free Tip of the Month and a
of 153 companies of evaluated work/life programmes.
Work-Life Balance Campaign
The Government's Work-Life Balance was originally set up in 2000
DfEE. Includes the report "Changing Patterns in a Changing
case information, case Studies and information about the Employer
A database of social science research funded by the Economic and
Social Research Council. Research from public and private sectors
on subjects such as long-hours culture, flexible working and skills
shortages. Abstracts are available along with the publication details
of the full research.
for National Statistics
Selected demographic information from the Labour Force Survey and
other ONS surveys.
Gender statistics for the UK workplace as well as information on
legislation, the Equal Pay Task Force and EOC publications.
Europe's largest organisation dedicated to teleworking with
a membership of over 2,000 individuals and organisations. Able to
provide practical advice for both individuals and businesses on
how to approach teleworking, information on technology and case
studies. Produces a bi-monthly magazine - "Teleworker".
The professional body for employee assistance
programmes in the UK. Includes
information about EAPs, EAPA publications and a list of it's members.
Workplace Studies Programme
Alternative offices and integrated workplace strategies are
the focus on this website. The programme studies work processes,
physical design, information technology and organisational culture
to enable a better understanding of how new workplace strategies
can benefit organisations.
Links for Individuals
Set up by two working women, the site provides advice on all aspects
of work/home balance, including childcare and eldercare.
Fathers Direct is the UK's national information centre for fatherhood.
Information for women returners and organisations wanting to attract
women returners. Includes a database of colleges and courses and