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Introducing Family Friendly Working Scotland
Family Friendly Working Scotland (FFWS) supports and promotes the development of family friendly workplaces across Scotland. Our ambition is to make Scotland a beacon of excellence in family friendly working. We work with employers and support them to embed family friendly working practices, which bring huge benefits to both employees and business. FFWS is a collaborative partnership between Working Families, Fathers Network Scotland, Parenting Across Scotland and the Scottish Government. FFWS was established in 2014 with Scottish Government funding and support.
Nearly a third of parents said that they would like to use less childcare and spend more time with their children
Work is eroding the time parents have to make healthy choices, such as having time to exercise or to cook properly
Employers benefit from retaining talent in both women and men when offering a family friendly working environment
41% of parents said that work life is becoming increasingly stressful
Source: MFI Scotland 2015