Parents at home: tips for employers

Many employees have endured and enjoyed an extended stint working from home. For parents and guardians, this has coincided with school closures and home-schooling. This is a complex juggling act, putting strains on both family and professional lives.

Being a sympathetic, understanding employer goes some way to supporting staff – here is CIPD's top level advice and an insight into how two companies have navigated these tricky waters.