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More women and people from ethnic minority backgrounds seeing careers disproportionately affected because of need to balance work and care More than half of working adults have not applied for a promotion or new job because they have caring responsibilities, research has found. A survey of 5,444 people, conducted by Ipsos for Business in the Community (BITC), found that 58 per cent of respondents said…
Carers UK and Centrica are delighted to have won the prestigious award for 2021, in recognition of the significant achievements of an innovative three-year strategic partnership. Around 65% of us will care for someone in our lifetime and Carers UK is here to make life better for unpaid carers looking after family and friends who are older, disabled or chronically ill. The collaboration between the…
Carers UK is delighted to have been chosen by Bank of England employees as one of their charities of the year alongside Demelza Hospice Care for Children and WWF. The partnership starts now and ends in 2023. Laura Doughty, Director of Fundraising and Communications said: I am excited to share that Carers UK has been voted the Bank of England’s diversity and inclusion charity partner…
Members of the Flexible Working Taskforce, including Carers UK, have published new practical guidance to help employers develop fair and sustainable hybrid working practices.
72% of unpaid carers worry about juggling work and care 53% of working carers say returning to workplace will be more challenging 12% of working carers are at risk of reducing or giving up work if they are not allowed to work from home One in five carers at risk of reducing or giving up work without social care To coincide with Carers Rights Day,…