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A carer is defined in UK law (Work and Families Act 2006) as an employee who is or expects to be caring for an adult to whom they are married or are the partner or civil partner of; is a near relative; or who lives at the same address. Carers have a right in law to request flexible working to better combine their paid work and caring responsibilities. [See work-life balance.]

Subjects: Human Resource Management.


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