Family relationships and arguments are a bigger concern for employees seeking emotional counselling than mental health issues. That can be compounded when the employee is also a working carer, trying to juggle career with caring. The UK government has published an action plan setting out how employers can support employees who are working carers. The demands on home carers are greater than ever before.
Caring has a financial impact too, not just on salary, but on pensions, by up to 11%. Yet carers save the economy money.
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