As a working parent, you struggle to find the time to fit everything in. If only there was another way. A magic wand to pause time so you could catch up. Sadly, the magic wand remains elusive despite our wishes. But there may be some savvy advice you haven’t heard of, or more likely haven’t...Continue reading
How to improve your financial wellbeing Working parents are always on the lookout to improve their financial wellbeing and to make their money go further. In fact a recent financial-based survey₂. found the most significant stress for workers in Britain is money₁. During 2019, British workers spent at least 3 hours a week and...Continue reading
The number of working mums hit a record high in the UK in 2019 with 75% of mums in paid work₁. Despite the increase of mums in work outside the home, they still handle the majority of unpaid work inside the home, including childcare. The struggle for working mums is real and rightly discussed...Continue reading
It’s a worry all working parents face, how to thrive at work, whilst your family and home commitments pull you in every direction. You want to achieve and succeed in your job but struggle against the common negative cultural beliefs that you can’t give as much. We don’t believe that’s the case. We want...Continue reading
We’re sure we don’t need to tell you that working parents are stressed. 40% more stressed to be exact₁. There’s more to do; minimal down-time, and inner conflict about your multiple roles....
A guide on becoming a more family-friendly employer. Welcome to our guide to help you become a more family-friendly employer. Free childcare for parents to attend Christmas parties, is the latest in a line of novel ideas to help out working parents. As an employer, you’ll likely to want to create lasting change in...Continue reading
Since setting up Catapillr at the beginning of the year, I have come across and been supported by some great parenting organisations, so I thought I’d share 10 of the best. They all have their particular niches that they support but the one thing they have in common is that they are all super...Continue reading
A change in flexible working & childcare support is long overdue. With many parents demanding a more flexible approach to work-life, and the clear benefits to both employers and employees, it is time to normalise flexible working practices. Forward-thinking companies need to lead the way and answer the calls for flexible working. A...Continue reading
Employers and employees alike have become increasingly aware of flexible work options. ...
In our first annual working parent survey, we assessed attitudes towards employee benefits and in particular childcare support....