HL Deb 17 December 2001 vol 630 c28WA
Lord Northbourne

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Whether they will enlarge the remit of the Investors in People Award Scheme to include consideration of the policy and practice of each business in relation to (a) family friendly employment practices such as job sharing, parental leave and flexible working; and (b) equality of opportunity for mothers and fathers in the context of balancing work and family responsibilities. [HL1848]

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Investors in People UK is developing a voluntary model on work/life balance for Investors in People recognised organisations. Development of the model will begin in January 2002.