Employment

My employer isn’t supporting my caring responsibilities which makes me feel unsupported

Why don’t you try? : Carer rights in the workplace

All employees have the legal right to take a ‘reasonable’ amount of time off work to deal with an emergency involving a dependant. This could include your husband, wife or partner, child or partner or someone living with you as part of your family.
Others who rely on you for help in an emergency may also qualify.
Whether the time off is paid or not is at the discretion of your employer. To use this right to time off, employees must inform their employer as soon as possible after the emergency has happened.

Source: Carers UK
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Here’s a tip for you to try this week :

Find out about your workplace’s flexible working policy, Have a discussion with your manager or supervisor about flexible working options, Contact ACAS for further information and support, Book an appointment with a member of the Bridgit Carer Coach team,

You can visit the Bridgit Shop at anytime to find our what products and services can support you.

Ask Bridgit for an interactive carer assessment

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