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1Johnnie and Tiggy Walker are patrons of Carers UK. Tiggy’s account of her journey as carer and then being cared for, is movingly described in her book Unplanned Journey, 2015.
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4Data collected by Carers UK.
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31 Speaking to 6th International Caring Conference, Gothenburg, Sweden, September 2015.
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33Based on meeting 25 November 2016 and subsequent e-mail exchange.
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38Based on: Inspiration – Carers Canada. Work & Care A Balancing Act p. 17 (2015); author’s interview 18 July 2016; and subsequent email exchange 2016-2017
39Carers UK Caring magazine 2016; interview with author 16 January 2017 and e-mail exchange
40Text provided by Vivien Kwok and subsequent emails 2016-2017.
42Quoted in The Financial Times The Big Read: US board composition: male, stale and frail? By Stephen Foley and Jennifer Bissell and David Oakley Published 16 August 2016.
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53Quoted in Slaughter, A.-M. (2015). Unfinished Business. p. 229.
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65Downey, S. N., Werff, L., Thomas, K. M., & Plaut, V. C. (2015). The role of diversity practices and inclusion in promoting trust and employee engagement. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 45(1), 35–44. doi:10.1111/jasp.12273
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74 Author interview.
75Author interview with Sharon Graff and subsequent e-mail exchanges.
76Blueprint for Better Business. Retrieved from http://www.blueprintforbusiness.org/
77Employer Resource Guide Four Steps For Supporting Employees With Caregiving Responsibilities – ReACT.
78Best practice in supporting carers, Carer Positive Scotland, 2016.
79Quoted in Presentation to Sixth International Caring conference, Gothenburg, Sweden, September 2015.
80Snelling, S. (2014, March 26). Caregiving is a corporate issue: Next avenue. Retrieved from http://www.nextavenue.org/caregiving-corporate-issue/
81Carers NSW 2014 Carer Survey.
82Presentation to Sixth International Caring Conference, Gothenburg, Sweden, 3–6 September 2015.
83MetLife Mature Market Institute, & National Alliance for Caregiving. (2003). The MetLife Study of Sons at Work. Retrieved from www.caregiving.org
84Source: Euro-carers. European association working for carers, We care – Do you? Balancing work and care – An employer’s guide (p. 8).
85ReACT Employer resources: http://www.aarp.org/react/info-09-2013/react-johnshopkins-case-study.html
86Speech at 6th International Carers Conference, Gothenburg, 4 September 2015 as recorded by author.
87Anne-Marie Slaughter. Unfinished Business. p. 207.
88ReACT Employer resources. Retrieved from http://www.aarp.org/react/info-09-2013/react-johnsonjohnson-case-study.html
89Speech at 6th International Carers Conference, Gothenburg, 4 September 4 2015 as recorded by author.
90 Based on interview on 7 October 2015, further meeting on 19 October 2016 and e-mail exchanges 2016–2017.
91Sourced from Melville-Ross, J., Two for Joy 2016; various newspaper articles at the time of book publication; Melville-Ross article for International Business Times; and author interview on 20 January 2017.
92Interview with Tim Fallowfield, 24 August 2016.
93Based on published sources and see the TED talk with Steve Shirley filmed March 2015 (http://www.steveshirley.com/about/)
94Collins & Porras, Built to Last, 1994.
96Work & Care: The Necessary Investment: Combining Work and Care, The business case for carer-friendly workplaces -Report No. 2 Work & Care Initiative, Carers Australia, 2014.
97Quoted in Brufal, T. (December 2016). If you were a carer, what support would your organisation offer you? Forward Institute.
98Kumar, V., & Pansari, A. (2015). Measuring the benefits of employee engagement. MIT Sloan Management Review, 56(4), 67–72. http://www.topemployersforworkingfamilies.org.uk/index.php/special-awards/case/west-dunbartonshire-council
101Interview with Neville Hounsome Group, HR Director and Sarah Bissell Head of Reward, Hyde Housing, 21 March 2016.
102Bowness, S. (2015, August 18). The future of work: Why employers are caring for the caregivers, The Globe and Mail, August 18, 2015.
104Schurman, B. (2016). OECD Business Brief: Who cares for the caregivers. Retrieved from http://www.oecd.org/forum/oecdyearbook/who-cares-for-the-carevigers.htm
105Based on author interview and e-mail exchanges with Westpac 2016–2017.
106Derived from published sources and from their website: http://otsuka.csrportal.jp/en
111Snelling, S. (2015, April 14). A New Era: Companies Supporting Caregivers, Forbes, Next Avenue. Retrieved from http://www.forbes.com/sites/nextavenue/2015/04/14/a-new-era-companies-supporting-caregivers/#10a9c1c20de4. Accessed on April 14, 2015.
114Author interview with Frank Nigriello 19 July 2016 and subsequent e-mail exchange 2016–2017.
115Quoted in Brufal T, ‘If you were a carer, what support would your organisation offer you?’ Forward Institute, December 2016.
116Author interviews with Susan Scott-Parker on 4 February 2016 and 18 January 2017 and e-mail exchanges 2016–2017.
117Age UK, & Carers UK. (July 2016). Walking the tightrope: The challenges of combining work and care in later life.
118Presentation, Carer Positive, Glasgow, February 2016.
120Nash N. (2009). Disabled employee networks: A practical guide. Kate Nash Associates.
121Interview with Keith Edwards April 2015 and subsequent e-mail exchanges.
122Presentation to Employers for Carers Networking event October 2016 and e-mail exchanges 2016.
123 Disabled Employee Networks: A practical guide., Kate Nash Associates. 2015.
124Quoted in Brufal, T., (December 2016). ‘If you were a carer, what support would your organisation offer you?’ Forward Institute.
125Author e-mail exchange August 2015.
127Author interview on 31 July 2015 and follow-up e-mail exchange January 2017.
128Carers UK case-study.
131Author interview January 2017.
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134Ainsbury, R., & Grayson, D. (2014). Business critical: Understanding a company’s current and desired stages of corporate responsibility maturity, Doughty Centre for Corporate Responsibility Occasional Paper.
135The Evolution of the Desk (1980–2014). An initiative borne out of the Harvard Innovation Laboratory. The goal is to illustrate the impact that technology has had on our lives over the last 35 years. A cluttered desk, complete with a rolodex, a file cabinet, and a fax machine, transforms into a much cleaner, simpler surface consisting of only a laptop and a mobile phone. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z6PzTUDfxc0. Accessed on April 2017.
137Schwab, K. (2016 January 14). The Fourth Industrial Revolution: what it means, how to respond, WEF. Retrieved from https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2016/01/the-fourth-industrial-revolution-what-it-means-and-how-to-respond/. Accessed on April 2017.
138Unwin, J. (2016 November 24). Where next for civil society? Julia Unwin’s inaugural lecture for the Wales Council for Voluntary Action (WCVA) given at their AGM. Retrieved from https://www.jrf.org.uk/where-next-civil-society. Accessed on April 2017.
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141Quoted in the “A Brave New World?” Accenture/BitC, November 2016.
142Claire, Z. (2016 March 22). This Non-profit Wants To Put Stay-At-Home Moms Back to Work, Fortune. Retrieved from http://fortune.com/2016/03/22/path-forward-returnship/ and Claire, Z. (2016 August 23). These six Tech Companies Are Recruiting Moms Who Left the Workplace. Fortune. Retrieved from http://fortune.com/2016/08/23/tech-jobs-mom-women-return-workplace/?xid=soc_socialflow_facebook_FORTUNE. Accessed on April 2017.
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147When WORK and CAREGIVING Collide: How Employers Can Support Their Employees Who Are Caregivers.
148Supporting Working Carers: The Benefits to Families, Business and the Economy 2013.
149Supporting Working Carers: The Benefits to Families, Business and the Economy 2013.
150Eurofound 2011 and author email exchange with Mezzo, July 2016.
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156ReACT represents nearly 1 million employees through its membership of more than 40 companies and non-profit organizations. ReACT seeks to create a supportive business environment where the challenges faced by caregivers juggling the demands of both work and caregiving for an adult with a chronic age-related disease are understood and recognised by employers so that employees can better meet their personal and professional responsibilities. Retrieved from www.respectcaregivers.org
157 http://societyoflaterlifeadvisers.co.uk/ and conversation with SOLLA co-founder Brian Fisher, Aviva, Bristol, November 25 2016.
158‘Collaborative Commitments’ - A think-piece by Professor David Grayson, Doughty Centre for Corporate Responsibility, Cranfield School of Management, Prime Minister’s Council on Social Action (2008).
160The Economist, Pride & Prejudice, The global elite at the World Economic Forum will be getting in touch with its LGBT side, at last, January 2017.
161E-mail exchange with author January 2017.
162Martin, R., & Osberg, S. Getting beyond better: How social entrepreneurship works. New York, NY: Harvard Business Review Press; 2015.
163See for example Cannon, F. (2017). The Agility Mindset: How reframing flexible working delivers competitive advantage. Palgrave Macmillan 2017 and The Agile Future Forum. Retrieved from http://www.agilefutureforum.co.uk/. Accessed on April 15 2017.
- Part 1 Why Care for Carers?
- Chapter 1 Caring and Carers
- Chapter 2 The Caring Journey: Despatches from the Frontline
- Chapter 3 Care in the Community and the Workplace: The Business Case for Action by Employers and Society
- Part 2 Seven Steps to Being a Good Employer for Working Carers
- Seven Steps to Being a Good Employer for Working Carers
- Part 3 Building a Movement
- Chapter 1 Becoming a Champion Employer of Carers
- Chapter 2 When the Carer is Their Own Boss — Supporting Freelancers
- Chapter 3 A Society that Cares: Creating an Enabling Environment for More Employers for Working Carers
- Take Care — Conclusion
- About the Author