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Navigating The Cost of Living Crisis as a Carer

Navigating The Cost of Living Crisis as a Carer

After a challenging few years of caring through Covid-19, the cost of living crisis is a new burden to unpaid carers. With unpaid carers facing a real-terms cut of 4.5% in their weekly allowance and energy bills predicted to rise by over 50%, Carers UK survey has...

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Carer’s guilt

Carer’s guilt

Guilt is a familiar feeling for many caregivers. For carers who work, they can feel guilt from having to spend time away from those who they care for. Carers may also feel guilt that they may not be doing enough or should be doing better in their caring role. Although...

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A Quick Overview of Carers Rights at Work

A Quick Overview of Carers Rights at Work

When you become a carer, your whole life changes. Not only do you have to worry about the person you're caring for, but you also have to think about how your own life is affected. One thing that can be particularly difficult is trying to juggle work with your new...

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How has the pandemic changed the way we work?

How has the pandemic changed the way we work?

Various companies in the UK are not only trialling a 4-day week, but some offering further benefits in order to look after their employees, some including a free company holiday! Flexible working was enforced across the country throughout the pandemic, however coming...

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Benefiting from digital skills as a carer

Benefiting from digital skills as a carer

Many carers are facing digital exclusion, they feel nervous about being online, or may lack the skills necessary to navigate the online world. Covid-19 may have accelerated this, where the world has become more digitalised than ever before. Despite this, 97% of carers...

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Time to Talk

Time to Talk

Time to Talk Day 2022 is run by Mind and Rethink Mental Illness in England, in partnership with Co-op. The campaign runs UK wide, with SAMH (Scottish Association for Mental Health) and See Me in Scotland, Inspire and Change Your Mind in Northern Ireland and Time to...

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