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Carers UK recognised in awards

Friday, 06 February 2009
Carers UK are delighted to have been recognised, last week, as part of the thirtieth anniversary of Working Families, the UK’s leading work-life balance campaign organisation. Madeleine Starr, Carers UK’s Strategic Projects Manager, was honoured at an event in the House of Lords on Wednesday 28 January as a pioneer for ‘her sustained and successful campaigning for carers’ employment rights, and for her influence in…
Government-backed business group Employers for Carers, chaired by BT and supported by Carers UK, went live on 27th January launched by Department of Work and Pensions Minister Jonathan Shaw at the BT Tower. Employers for Carers, whose members include BT, Unum, Listawood, the University of Leeds and PricewaterhouseCoopers, will deliver hands-on advice to employers on supporting the UK’s 3 million working carers. Minister for Disabled…
Business leaders offer help to employers to mitigate recession New Employers for Carers service goes live, aimed at helping businesses get the most out of their workforces Government-backed business group Employers for Carers, chaired by BT and supported by Carers UK, goes live today (27th January). The group will deliver hands-on advice to employers on supporting the UK’s 3 million working carers, many of whom…
The Government has announced today (16 November 2010) £400 million in new funding for carers breaks as part of the Government's vision for adult social care. Commenting on the announcement, Imelda Redmond CBE, Chief Executive of Carers UK said: “We warmly welcome significant new funding to enable people who are looking after ill or disabled relatives to take breaks from caring. Families are the backbone…