Family Friendly Working and Low Income Families report

The research looked at households in the lowest 40% of income in Scotland and found that parents on lower incomes:

• Have less access to flexible working than higher income groups

• Are as likely to take up flexible working as higher income groups when it is available to them

• Find childcare costs a major barrier to employment

• Have missed out on family time together due to work commitments

• Have little expectation that their employer will support them to balance work and care, and

• Value employers who offer flexibility.

Read the full report here