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  • Briefing


    Carers and the potential impact of Brexit

    18 September 2017

    In the days and weeks after the EU referendum in the UK on the 23rd June 2016, Carers NI received a number of queries from carers and organisations supporting carers about potential impacts Brexit would have on distance carers who live/work on one side of the Northern Ireland - Republic of Ireland border but who care for loved ones on the other side of the border.
  • Consultation Response


    Response to the Matthew Taylor Independent Review of Employment Practices in the Modern Economy

    14 August 2017

    Carers UK's submission to the Matthew Taylor Independent Review of Employment Practices in the Modern Economy. Our suggestions included introducing a statutory right to 5-10 days paid care leave from work and a day one right to request flexible working. In addition, we suggested that carers are given greater support by their employers to allow them to juggle their caring responsibilities and to progress in the workplace.
  • Report


    State of Caring 2017

    11 July 2017

    Carers UK carries out an annual survey of carers to collect evidence on a whole range of issues affecting carers' lives.
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