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Scheme designed to help carers of disabled people build better state pension pots has failed to reach 97% of its target group.
Campaigners call for change to rules as people are denied tax credits for their own children after caring for young relatives.
65% of UK carers supporting people with Alzheimer's have suffered emotional and mental health problems.
Package includes £300 grant for young carers aged 16 to 18 who do at least 16 hours of caring a week, but do not qualify for Carer’s Allowance.
HMRC’s pursuit of backdated payments for workers providing sleep-in care could cost sector £400m, says Royal Mencap Society.
Charities call on the government to provide more support for unpaid carers, including regular respite breaks from caring.
There are a number of ways that care can be funded.
Unpaid carers in the UK are reaching "breaking point", charity warns.
Carers UK calls on all political parties to commit to improving the lives of unpaid carers.
Jeremy Corbyn would fund £10-a-week rise by reversing inheritance tax cut announced by George Osborne in 2015.
A leading carers' charity has welcomed the Government's decision not to devolve responsibility for Attendance Allowance.
Children’s commissioner calls for local authorities to help more young people who care for sick, disabled or addicted relatives.
New research reveals that one in three hospital trusts in England have increased car parking charges in the last year.
Carers UK has set out its vision of a society that respects, values and supports carers.
Scottish Government has launched a public consultation into the possibility of introducing a new 'Young Carer's Allowance'.
A leading charity says a lack in credible housing policy from Government to address the care needs of older and disabled people represents a 'national health issue'. Research published by Carers UK reveals how poor housing and care policy is...
Unison is calling on the government to end the 'systematic underpayment' of homecare workers, cheated out of the minimum wage.
Age UK and Carers UK call for fresh approach to support those juggling work and unpaid care.
The life chances of many of the UK's 6.5 million unpaid carers is being severely damaged by a lack of support from local authorities and communities.
Millions of unpaid carers are “struggling” to gain access to the vital support they need, charity warns.
Wellbeing of thousands of children living in foster care threatened by government cuts to local authority funding.
Carers Trust Wales is calling on political parties to listen to the voices of carers, after a survey revealed that around half “don't feel listened to” by politicians.