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When you and your family go out to spend valuable quality time together, you want to be confident that the places you visit have the right facilities, are hassle-free, and are welcoming to families.

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If you are planning a visit or a trip, it is always worth asking the organisation or service provider what facilities are on offer to families, and also about your own family’s specific needs, such as buggy accessibility.

Being a family friendly organisation is not limited to the leisure industry; it can apply to your local doctor who may have adopted family friendly opening hours; or your local supermarket which may have widened the aisles to cater for pushchairs.

Being family friendly also applies to any employer that values the contributions of families in the workplace, and adopts policies, such as flexible working, to support work-life balance.

 

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