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 at your venue, for your team, 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 at our London training suite 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. Please contact us to log your interest in this course.

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  • Course outline

    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
  • Who is this course for?

    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.

  • What will this course help me do: learning outcomes?

    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

  • Other courses to consider

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

  • Course fee
    • £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)