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Kate’s story – My experiences as a carer

Caring Together want to see carers given improved rights to leave from work. Many carers face significant challenges trying to juggle work and their caring responsibilities. We spoken to one carer, Kate, to find out more about her views and experiences as a carer. If you had one message to give to the Government around […]


We’re calling for MPs to support essential Bill to help unpaid carers

We have called upon MPs to support an upcoming Carer’s Leave Bill which would ease some of the huge pressures on people trying to balance looking after a family member or friend, while also being in paid employment. We support 17,000 carers and their families across Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and Norfolk. And last week we wrote […]


Concern and disappointment around failure to introduce much-needed support for carers

We have today expressed our concern and disappointment that the Queen’s Speech has missed another opportunity to help people looking after family members and friends who have a health condition. It was hoped an Employment Bill would be forthcoming in the speech, including a new leave right to one week of leave per year for […]