Who cares for carers?

Three million people in the UK combine unpaid care responsibilities with paid work and, with an ageing population and a dwindling pension pot, experts predict numbers to rise significantly. But, this rapidly growing army is feeling the strain, and over two million of them have given up work to care for a loved one. Why do so many carers feel forced out of work and what can HR do to support them? Find out in People Management’s article which forms part of an August special issue on age.

Alison Gilbertson
Editor, CIPD

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