The UK’s working fathers are prepared to sideline their careers for improved work-life balance and family time, the 2017 Modern Families Index has revealed.
Starting up a childcare business is very rewarding, but it will require a lot of personal commitment, long hours and financial investment. Are you ready?
If you don't have the time or patience to trawl through the full Autumn Statement and Spending Review document, Real Business has summarised all of chancellor George Osborne's salient points for your reading pleasure.
We've been supplying SMEs like yours since 1987, and offer a range of hassle-free gas & electricity products to let you get on with running your business.
Find out more
While chancellor George Osborne said "economic and national security" were at the heart of his Spending Review, he offered good news to the nation's working parents. In the 2015 Autumn Statement, Osborne claimed the government was making the largest ever investment in free childcare, which will be available from 2017.
Dropping your child off at nursery before you go to work can be a surprisingly traumatic experience for parents and children. For many mothers and fathers concerns about how their kids are being treated can be distracting, and it was this concern that one nursery tried to address.
Singapore has come out on top for offering the best quality of life and career prospects for expats.
In May 2015, David Cameron unveiled the first “conservative-only” Queen’s Speech in nearly two decades, with a radical agenda to reform taxation and welfare. With the Enterprise Bill set to allegedly help create two million more jobs over the next five years, we took a look at the implications for SMEs – and what opportunities lie ahead.
As working parents struggle with the annual headache of arranging childcare over the summer break, Richard Morris, UK CEO of Regus, discusses what employers can do to ease the burden.
Richard Isham looks at the ramifications for business owners if grandparents are permitted to take time off to care for grandchildren, and presents the barriers to date.
According to My Family Care, 60 per cent of fathers who have children under school age say they don’t have a working pattern that suits them as bosses don't understand their needs.
The evidence is clear: equality for women means progress for all. However, the UK is still lagging behind. There have been numerous discussions about the potential for men to help achieve gender equality, but a First Women Summit debate asked what policies the next UK government should be prioritising in order to support women in business.
The flexible working debate has increased in prevalence during recent years, as legislation involving parental leave and varied hours have emerged.