This consultation seeks views on a proposal to give employees a week of unpaid leave each year to provide care.  

Responses to this consultation will help the government understand: 

  • How carers use existing employment rights; 
  • Who should be eligible to take the leave; 
  • What the leave can be taken for; 
  • How the leave would be available to take and the process for taking the leave; 
  • The costs and benefits to employers and employees. 

Closing date: 3rd August 2020 at 11:45pm

To find out more and to have your voice through the online form, follow this link: http://beisgovuk.citizenspace.com/lm/carersleave/ 

Alternatively, you can download a form and email it to

[email protected] 
or post it to:

Carer’s Leave Consultation
Labour Market Directorate
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
1st Floor, Spur 1
1 Victoria Street