Fathers want Flexible Work Arrangements too 

July 2014

Research on Fathers and Parental Leave - Boston College USA click here

Australian Institute of Family Studies - Research - Both parents need 'balance' read it here

Brad Harrington Boston College - Video – talking about Men and Work/Life – New research

We recommend the New Dad website - and the research by the Boston College


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New Research on Flexible Working

August 2014

Are we a slave to technology? Another article that suggests we  are losing our 'balance'

Overcoming the Flexibility Stigma - read here

Creating a flexible workplace - contributions from our Director read here

Anywhere Working – New concepts in flexibility for Australia click here

It's not the policies but the attitudes of the manager that makes the workplace supportive of worklife issues - new research read it here


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Do your staff need help with their Child & Eldercare?

August  2014

Over 60 Australian organisations use these resources to help their staff find services, access financial information and other advice and materials

Call us or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   to find out how you can obtain a license to provide these materials for your staff

You can read more about the Kits here Childcare Kit  and the Eldercare Kit


How can we help you

Our experienced consultants work in partnership with you to identify and implement practical, tried and tested solutions to work/life/flexibility challenges. We help you to introduce or revatalise your programs and initiatives in order to attract and retain staff through a range of options including flexible work practices. continue reading

Barbara Holmes is the Director of Managing Work|Life Balance international.  She has over 25 years experience as a consultant specialising in Work/Life and Flexible Work issues. Her well earnt reputation for her practical, common sense approach has been gained from working with clients in both the public and private sectors in Australia and the Asia Pacific Region

We reccomend the work of the RU OK Day Campaign click here for more details

What Our Clients Say

Flexible Working - Success Story - adidas Australia

During the last two years, adidas has implemented a comprehensive strategy to develop a workplace culture that is supportive of staff who want and need to work flexibly. The company has moved from a position where flexible work arrangements were only accessed by a few working mothers to one where an additional 4% of staff members now work flexibly. says Kate Valerio - Director of  Human Resources Read more about adidas's successes and how Managing Work|Life Balance's consultants assisted with their project.

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