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Paid carer’s leave around the world

July 2022 

This briefing provides a snapshot of the different approaches to paid carer’s leave for people juggling work with unpaid caring in different parts of the world. 

The case for paid carer’s leave in Northern Ireland

June 2022 

This briefing explores the barriers to employment for unpaid carers in Northern Ireland and makes the case for a legal right to paid carer’s leave. 

Coalition of Carers Organisations member’s statement on the reopening of day centres, short breaks and respite support

June 2022 

Joint statement from members of the Coalition of Carers Organisations outlining the importance of fully reopening day services and respite support in Northern Ireland. 

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Carers UK launches manifesto calling on political parties to commit to a new social contract for unpaid carers.
18 April 24

Today (Thursday 18 April, 2024) charity Carers UK has launched its manifesto setting out how the next Government could dramatically…

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Support for Carers UK's Carer's Allowance overpayments campaign
13 April 24

Carers UK overwhelmed by support from senior politicians encourages carers to share their experience of Carer’s Allowance overpayments as Government…

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Carers UK responds to news reports of Carer's Allowance overpayments case
11 April 24

Helen Walker, Chief Executive of Carers UK, said: “The overpayments case highlighted in the media over the weekend is indicative…

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NI’s unpaid carers ‘left behind’ in new UK employment law, campaigners warn
05 April 24

Carers call for action from Stormont on carer's leave in Northern Ireland.

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