BRITAIN’S carers are at breaking point because they have not had a single day off for years.Almost a third of carers have not had time off to recuperate for five years, a study of 3,841 long-term carers by charity Carers UK revealed yesterday.Cuts to social...
Tuesday 11th Jul 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
Corbyn pledges more money for caring ‘heroes’
Tuesday 18th Apr 2017
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
NORA ZIEGLER looks ahead to a conference being held today to highlight the often invisible work of carers
Saturday 12th Nov 2016
posted by Morning Star in Features
CARERS need more financial support to help relatives with dementia, a union has urged.
GMB president Mary Turner, whose husband Denny died with dementia last year, called for “better rights” for carers and “a better understanding of dementia right across...
Friday 10th Jun 2016
Countless studies have shown that the needs of carers – who contribute so much – have been forgotten, writes BERNADETTE HORTON
Wednesday 4th May 2016
SCORES of female carers are taking their bosses to the High Court in their bid to win pay equal to their male colleagues.
Carers’ union GMB instructed lawyers Leigh Day to launch High Court proceedings yesterday against Avery Homes, which runs 45 care homes across Britain, on...
Tuesday 22nd Mar 2016
CARERS cried out for more clout in the workplace yesterday as cuts to services and lack of legislation see women crumbling under pressure.
Thousands of women take care of children, the disabled and the elderly without any renumeration — saving the Treasury £100 billion a...
Friday 11th Mar 2016
posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain
Lobby hears of countless hours of hard work
Wednesday 9th Mar 2016
Many are low-paid carers and health workers
Tuesday 22nd Dec 2015
by Our News Desk
A HIGH Court judge ruled yesterday that the government’s failure to exempt some unpaid carers from the benefit cap was “objectively unjustifiable indirect discrimination” and therefore unlawful.
The ruling came after two carers of...
Friday 27th Nov 2015