These reports can all be downloaded free. They are all available under the Our Work section of the website where you may find more information about each subject.
Families at the frontline
This report seeks to understand decisions being made about spending on local services from the perspective of families and children.
Parental internet controls
Our response to the Department for Education and UK Council for Child Internet Safety consultation paper
Response to Childcare Commission
In June 2012 the Prime Minister announced a commission on childcare to look at how to reduce the costs of childcare for working families and burdens on childcare providers.The Family and Parenting Institute and the Daycare Trust gave a joint response.
Families with multiple problems
A briefing to understand what is behind UK's reported numbers of 'troubled families.'
Payment by Results for the Family Sector
A briefing with the Children's Society to help understand the implications of the emerging focus on payment by results as a mechanism for payment to voluntary and community sector organisations
The Getting Started with Social Media Handbook
A guide for charities
Changes to Entitlement to Free Early Education (Feb 2012)
A consultation response on the extension of free early education provision.
The Impact of Austerity Measures on Households with Children (Jan 2012)
An Institute for Fiscal Studies report reveals the prospects for poverty rates and income for different family types up to the year 2015.
Families at Party Conferences 2011 (Nov 2011)
Full report of the Family Room at the party political conferences autumn 2011.
Where Now for Parenting? (Oct 2011) (2 reports: Summary and Full)
Views from leading experts, written in the wake of the summer 2011 riots, on the state of UK parenting
FPI Response to the Consultation on Modern Workplaces (Aug 2011)
A consultation response on BIS's proposals to change employment law to encourage a more fair and flexible approach at work.
Developing a Family Test (August 2011)
Welcomes and proposes ways forward for applying a family test to new policies.
Family Friendly Report Card 2011 (July 2011)
FPI’s annual report card downgrades the UK to a D+ for being a family friendly society
Where Next for a Family Friendly UK? (July 2011)
The full report from the FPI’s July 2011 policy conference.
Provider Influence on the Home Learning Environment (July 2011) (3 reports: Executive summary; Part 1; Part 2)
This looks at how nurseries and other settings can belter support parents developing children’s early learning at home. Commissioned by the DFE; prepared in partnership with the Campaign for Learning.
The Parenting Fund 2004-2011 (May 2011) (2 reports: Summary and Full)
A overview of the comprehensive scheme supporting UK parenting.
Families in an Age of Austerity: How tax and benefit reform will affect UK families (Jan 2011)
Analysis of the impact of government cuts on families
Changes to Tax and Benefits on Families (Nov 2010)
Explores the initial Coalition government plans affecting families
Family Friendly Report Card 2010 (July 2010)
FPI awards the country report style grades for family friendliness.
Work Life Balance: What Families Need to Balance Work and family Life (July 2010)
This report looks at the issues around combining work and family life. (Old section)
Commercialisation and Sexualisation of Childhood (June 2010)
FPI’s detailed response to the Bailey Review.
Can Government measure Family Wellbeing? (Feb 2010)
A comprehensive literature review covering definitions, models, measurement tools and general challenges around measuring family wellbeing.
Measuring the Capability of Physical Wellbeing for British Children (Dec 2009)
The first paper to present an operationalisation of Sen’s capability approach to estimate a key capability for British children.
Health Visitors – A Progress Report (April 2009)
Sets of facts, figures and progress around the FPI’s campaigning work for more health visitors.
Child Wellbeing in England, Scotland and Wales (Nov 2008)
This report compares the different countries on the British mainland – and argues that income alone is not the best measure of children’s wellbeing.
Health Visitors – An Endangered Species (April 2007)
A detailed report looking at the need for more health visitors.