• Free Resources to Support Carers in the Workplace

    1 in 9 working people are carers. Without the right support, 1 in 6 will give up work to care.

Employers for Carers

In Bury, there are over 19,000 carers. Many are juggling work with looking after an older, ill or disabled loved one, and that number is rising. Without the right support, 1 in 6 carers are forced to give up or cut back work to care.

Bury Council is proud to be working with Employers for Carers to help SMEs and health partners in Bury support and keep hold of the carers in their workforces.

Practical resources, advice and information is available online at Employers for Carers and is designed to help you look after staff who are juggling work alongside caring for someone.

Use our unique access code EFCGMCA01 to register.

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COVID-19 Small Business Grant Scheme

Check for eligibility and confirm your bank details on the Bury Council - Coronavirus (COVID-19) - business grants.

  • £10,000 grant for occupied business premises in receipt of small business rates relief.
  • £25,000 grant to retail, hospitality and leisure businesses with rateable values between £15,000 and £51,000.