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Our approach to policy work

We’ve been campaigning with carers for 50 years, transforming understanding and winning critical developments in carers’ rights.

In these challenging times, our work has never been more important as we seek to protect these rights, while pressing ahead to break new ground.

We are able to speak with authority in our policy and campaigning work because we are grounded in the reality of carers’ experiences, backed up with vital evidence through our research.

The latest from the policy & research library

Briefing
Autumn Statement 2022 briefing
30 November 22

This briefing sets out the most relevant announcements for unpaid carers from the Government’s Autumn Statement 2022, held on Thursday…

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Report
Carers Rights Day 2022 report
23 November 22

Our research report Cycles of caring: transitions in and out of unpaid care has been published by Carers UK in…

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Report
State of Caring 2022 report
08 November 22

On 8 November 2022, Carers UK published its State of Caring 2022 report.

Each year, Carers UK carries out a…

Tags UK, Demographics and equalities, Employment, Family and social relationships, Health, Social care, Social security and income, Technology
Report
State of Caring in Northern Ireland 2022
07 November 22

This report explores the key findings from Carers NI’s latest State of Caring survey. The annual State of Caring survey…

Tags Northern Ireland, Demographics and equalities, Employment, Family and social relationships, Health, Social care, Social security and income
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