View Full Version : Carers lose 11,000 a year in earnings

08-Dec-07, 10:20
The Caithness Business Index (http://www.caithness-business.co.uk) has posted the following article:

Carers lose 11,000 a year in earnings

New statistics, published to coincide with Carers Scotland's Carers Rights Day, Friday 7 December 2007, show that the average loss in earnings last year by carers who had either to give up their job, reduce their hours or take a more junior position in order to care for sick, frail or disabled relatives or partners, was 11,291*. There are 376,203 carers of working age in Scotland. ... [Read Full Article (http://www.caithness-business.co.uk/article.php?id=705)]