Fi Unpaid Carers Repost

Thousands of unpaid carers are leaving the workforce | HR Magazine

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28th November 2023

According to research from Carers UK, it is estimated that 40% of carers gave up work to provide unpaid care, while 22% reduced their working hours.

Nearly half (49%) of these caregivers who had given up work or reduced their hours saw their monthly income reduce by over £1,000.

There are around 2 million employees who are delivering unpaid care according to the Office for National Statistics, and the workforce is losing them in their thousands due to a lack of flexible working policies and the unavailability of carers leave.

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