Consultation on entitlement to carer's leave: impact assessment

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Paper
Corporate author(s)
Great Britain. Dept. for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Publisher
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
Date of publication
18 March 2020
Subject(s)
People management: all aspects of managing people
Collection
Business and management
Material type
Reports

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There is extensive evidence showing that informal care is associated with leaving employment, a reduction in hours worked and employment effects such as taking on less senior roles, disruptions to working patterns and absenteeism. There is also a Conservative manifesto commitment to introduce a week of leave for unpaid carers as a statutory entitlement.

The proposed introduction of an entitlement to Carer’s Leave aims to:

• Help support carers to balance their employment and caring responsibilities, giving them more time and space to do the other things they value, outside work; and

• Allow employers to recruit from the widest possible talent pool and make the most of human resources available to them.

 

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