Employers in Lincolnshire are being encouraged to sign up to a scheme designed to help them retain skilled staff who may also be carers, via a scheme being run in partnership with charity Every-One.

An Every-One statement said: “As an employer, you will be all too familiar with the need to retain skilled, experienced staff to remain competitive. But, did you know that 1 in 9 of the workforce are juggling paid employment with caring for someone who is older, disabled or seriously ill? Without the right support, many unpaid carers end up reducing their working hours or giving up work completely to care.

“By recognising the needs of carers, you can hold on to your experienced staff and reap the rewards of creating a supportive working environment for carers.

“If you are a small or medium sized organisation (less than 250 employees) based in Lincolnshire, you are invited to become a member of Employers for Carers for FREE. This entitles you to access a wide range of resources, tools and e-learning for your organisation and employees to use.”

For more information see: Carers & Employment Project Leaflet

Or visit: Every-One, employers for carers page

You may also be interested in the benefits of: Employer Supported Volunteering

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