Carers

Flexible working must be extended to middle-aged carers

11 Feb 2005

Middle-aged women need flexible working if they are not to give up on career progression to care for elderly or sick relatives and teenage children, according to a study.

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‘Citizens’ pension’ would benefit women and carers

14 Oct 2004

A revamp of the state pension system that could benefit women, carers and those with broken employment records deserves closer...

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Keep carers keen or risk losing top talent

5 Oct 2004

UK
employers have been urged to address the needs of carers or risk losing armies
of skilled workers.
As
the...

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Union boss calls for paid time off for carers

16 Sep 2004

The
right to take parental leave and time-off to care for dependants is
"meaningless" for many low-paid workers, because they...

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Carers will receive right to request flexible working

23 Apr 2004

Prime Minister Tony Blair has
promised to extend the right to request flexible working to carers of elderly
and sick...

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Carers coalition to fight for more flexible working

30 Mar 2004

A new coalition has been launched to lobby business and the Government to
provide better support for parents and carers....

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Firm taps into carers pool

2 May 2000

A pilot project to recruit people with caring responsibilities by utility
group Centrica has led to 40 of the 50...

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