Around 1 in 10 employees have an unpaid caring responsibility. Balancing this responsibility with work can be a significant challenge, and it is up to employers to support them. These authors investigate the effects of offering flexible working practices to working carers.

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Jill Miller, Senior Policy Adviser, Diversity and Inclusion

Jill is Senior Policy Adviser for Diversity and Inclusion at the CIPD. Her work focuses on the areas of gender, age and neurodiversity and she has recently led work on race inclusion, managing drug and alcohol misuse at work, and supporting employees through fertility treatment, pregnancy loss and still birth. Earlier in her career, Jill specialised in small business growth through good people management and employee wellbeing.

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