Carers

The silent struggle of carers

The UK has an estimated seven million registered carers - that’s a staggering one in 10 people. That number is only set to grow too, and over the next 30 years, it’s anticipated the total will have...

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What is current best practice for working parents and carers?

In 2021, organisational best practice for working families and carers is about inclusivity, the journey to parenthood, and introducing ways to help employees communicate their needs.

'Sandwich carers' need more employer support

People who look after both children and older relatives are struggling to cope with these caring responsibilities alongside their jobs, according to BHSF

Employers must recognise different pressures for male and female carers

Women with caring responsibilities are at risk of being driven out of their jobs, while men struggle with low pay, according to research from the Social Market Foundation (SMF)