A working carers friendly workplace is one where working carers in your employ feel visible, valued, and supported.
It is where flexible working regulations and equality legislation are recognised with robust policies and procedures in place. Creating an organisational culture to support and enable carers to remain in the workplace. Research shows working carers who feel valued and supported are unlikely to want to reduce their hours or leave their employment and this can only be good for your organisation.
As a result, you retain your skilled workforce, there is less sickness absence and you have loyal and happy staff which are key to a productive workplace.
A Working Carers Champions organisation is one that also makes a wider contribution to the local community by enabling employees to take pride in their work and feel they have a role in society.
You will also be supporting social care services as without our millions of working carers, Social Services would be unable to cope.