Websites

Implementation/Evaluation

Demographics/Employment Trends

Work Life Solutions

Links for Individuals

 

Implementation/Evaluation
The Center for Work and Family
Part of the Boston College Carroll School of Management, the Center publishes specialist work/life publications.

Electronic Clearing House Children, Youth and Family
From the University of Minnesota. Information on children, family and work/family issues. Contains links to newsgroups.

Families 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.

Human Resources Development Canada
Contains business case information, case studies and the Work/Life Continuum – a tool for implementing work/life balance policies.

National Report on Work & Family
An electronic newsletter containing information on family friendly policies, programmes from government and legislation.

Work 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 of over-working.

Work & 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 survey of 153 companies of evaluated work/life programmes.

DTI Work-Life Balance Campaign
The Government’s Work-Life Balance was originally set up in 2000 by the
DfEE. Includes the report "Changing Patterns in a Changing World", business
case information, case Studies and information about the Employer of the
Year Award.

 

Demographics/Employment Trends
Regard
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.

Office for National Statistics
Selected demographic information from the Labour Force Survey and other ONS surveys.

Equal Opportunities Commission
Gender statistics for the UK workplace as well as information on legislation, the Equal Pay Task Force and EOC publications.

 

Work/Life Solutions
TCA
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".

International 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
Flametree
Set up by two working women, the site provides advice on all aspects of work/home balance, including childcare and eldercare.

Fathers’ Direct
Fathers Direct is the UK’s national information centre for fatherhood.

Women Returners Network
Information for women returners and organisations wanting to attract women returners. Includes a database of colleges and courses and latest legislation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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