Carers forced to quit work to look after relatives

Helen Walker, chief executive, Carers UK

More than 600 people quit their jobs each day to look after older and disabled relatives, research by Carers UK has revealed. It found that nearly half a million (468,000) have left their job in the past two years, which represents a 12% increase since the charity and YouGov polled the public in 2013. Almost…

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