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Civil Service Employee Policy unit is developing a carer’s charter to be adopted by departments this year. The Cabinet Office is developing a “carer’s charter” to be launched later this year and adopted by departments. Civil Service Employee Policy, which sits in the Cabinet Office and provides human resources services to departments, is drawing up a series of policies intended to support staff with caring…
We are delighted that Employers for Carers member, London Fire Brigade, have developed a Person Centred Risk Assessment (PCRA), designed to help Carers recognise the potential risks of fire. Most fires in the home start accidentally and the effects can be devastating. It is important that Carers know how to reduce the chances of a fire starting in a homecare setting and how to keep…
New research from HSBC has highlighted that flexible and remote working practices are more likely to motivate staff and increase workplace productivity than financial incentives. Nine out of ten employees (89 percent) surveyed claimed that flexible working is their number one motivator to boost their productivity at work, compared with 77 percent of respondents who said financial incentives would motivate them. Other research by HR…

Get Your Quiz On for Carers UK!

Tuesday, 02 January 2018
Question: What's a better way to spend a chilly evening than at a pub quiz? Answer: Very little. So come along with colleagues and friends to our Carers UK Quiz Night – we promise an evening of fun for all! Whether you're in training for Mastermind or just in need of an excuse for a weekday trip to the pub, we're calling on you to…
With National Carers’ Day on Friday 24 November, now is a good time for employers to take a closer look at ways in which they can best support employees who are also carers, to help them strike a balance between being productive at work and managing their caring responsibilities. Contributor Laura Davis, Managing Director of Hampshire-based HR Consultancy. Laura Davis, Managing Director of Hampshire-based HR…