In this essay, first, I want to talk about what family-friendly policies comprise (Para 1). Second, I would like to talk about how family-friendly policies benefit families (Para 2). Third, I want to discuss the advantages of family-friendly policies to business (Para 3).
First, I want to talk about what family-friendly policies comprise. According to CovHK website, many companies have introduced family-friendly employment practice to support employees to get a balance between their work and family responsibilities. Family-friendly employment practice may include leave advantages, such as marriage leave, maternity leave, compassionate leave, special leave etc. Furthermore, it also provides flexible work schedules which are designed for individuals. For example, flexible working hours and working at home. Another benefit is employee support system, it contains medical support for workers and family members, psychological therapy such as stress reduced workshop and child care service that workers’ children are being look after while they are at work. The above strategies can relief the pressure of employees because their families are being covered.
Second, I would like to talk about how family-friendly policies benefit families. Employees can obtain a balance between their work and family responsibilities. They can spend more time on their family, such as helping children with their homework, traveling, family gathering etc. Employees are able to special leave to take care of their family members under special occasion and won’t affect their jobs. Workers and their family members can also enjoy the medical benefits if they need outpatient services which reduce lots of their costing on medical. As a result, employees can have better communication and relationship with their children and partners. Also, employees can be more concentrate at work because their pressure involved in taking care their families are being released by strategies I mentioned in...
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