Wednesday, 11 December 2013 00:01
Poll shows 9 in 10 of the public support new rights to time off work for caring for loved ones
Thursday, 05 December 2013 17:17
Carers UK has responded to the Government's Autumn Statement in which the Chancellor announced improved forecasts for economic growth and employment rates, but argued that, despite an improving economic outlook, the Government had to stick to plans to cut public spending.
Monday, 02 December 2013 17:38
Carers UK has come together with 18 charities, who work on disability and carers’ benefits, to write to the Prime Minister to set the record straight after his comments last week in Parliament about the Housing Benefit ‘bedroom tax’ changes.
Monday, 25 November 2013 14:05
Carers UK has announced Caroline Waters OBE, Deputy Chair of the Equality and Human Rights Commission and former Director of People and Policy at BT, as its new Vice President.
Wednesday, 20 November 2013 16:27
House of Lords debates amendment to give parent carers equal rights to carers of disabled adults and older people
Friday, 08 November 2013 15:53
New figures on the quality of life of carers show carers feeling they don’t have control over their lives, don’t have time to do things they value and are neglecting their own health and wellbeing as a result of the care they provide.
Thursday, 24 October 2013 13:30
Action must be taken to prevent rising numbers of staff quitting work because they are struggling to manage jobs alongside care for a loved one with dementia.
Friday, 11 October 2013 13:07
New research published in the Mirror today suggests that over 2000 carers have been sent court summonses for unpaid Council Tax since the changes to Council Tax Benefit introduced in April.
Tuesday, 08 October 2013 08:57
Carers UK warmly welcomes this morning’s announcement from the Education Secretary, Michael Gove MP, that the Government will amend legislation currently in Parliament to strengthen the rights of young carers and their families to receive support.