9 June 2021
Time with Dad is our new campaign that aims to support fathers to take the time they need to help their children’s learning and development. We want to work with fathers, employers, schools and others to explore new ideas, form powerful partnerships and trial interesting, scaleable approaches. Watch our recent Transforming workplaces, transforming families webinar, download Lockdown Fathers: the untold story, listen to our Reasons to be cheerful podcast with Ed Miliband, and join the Time with Dad network. Let's build change together. Read the full story »
Blog, FI research »
17 June 2021
As we celebrate Father’s Day 2021, what do we know about fathers’ role in supporting their children’s learning and development – and what else would we like to find out? 
News »
4 May 2021
PLEASE NOTE: ALL INFORMATION INCLUDING REPORTS AND VIDEO ARE EMBARGOED UNTIL 0.01AM ON 11 MAY 2021 Study reveals demand to preserve large lockdown increases in fathers’ caring, schoolwork support and housework. 
Blog, Practice »
15 June 2020
On May 25, 2020, George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man was killed by police in Minneapolis, Minnesota, during an arrest for allegedly using a fake $20 note in a shop. 
Blog, Policy »
18 May 2020
We have been invited by the House of Commons Petitions Committee, to feed into its exploration of whether or not to extend maternity leave for 3 months in response to the Covid-19 lockdown[1]. 
Blog, News »
14 May 2020
Adrienne Burgess writes… Reflecting on the process of industrialisation in Britain from the mid-nineteenth century, the historical demographer Peter Laslett wrote: “The most important of all the effects on the family group of the process of modernisation has undoubtedly been the physical removal from the household of the father and other earners for all of every working day . 
Blog »
6 May 2020
Mark Gatto is a working parent (PhD and Research Assistant at Northumbria School of Law and Business School) who is caring for his 14 month old son alongside his wife, who works as a doctor in the NHS. 
Blog, News »
27 January 2020
We have been asked to comment on this story about claims that fathers are using an Edinburgh maternity ward ‘like a hotel’. 
Blog »
5 December 2018
Adrienne Burgess writes: NHS ENGLAND announced via a press release (2 December 2018) that when an expectant/new mother’s mental health has been identified as poor, a mental health assessment and relevant referrals are to be offered to her partner.