• 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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Bury has retained purple flag status for the last three years. Areas awarded with a Purple Flag are recognised for providing a vibrant and diverse mix of dining, entertainment and culture while promoting the safety and well-being of visitors and local residents.