Welfare inequalities revealed by Covid crisis show UK must modernise and ‘future-proof’ welfare state | Care Industry News


Welfare inequalities revealed by Covid crisis show UK must modernise and ‘future-proof’ welfare state. Lack of sick pay for an estimated two million workers who do not earn enough to qualify – largely those on zero hours or insecure work contracts. And at just £94 a week this has not been high enough to prevent some of those who are sick from going to work – including in care homes

Source: Welfare inequalities revealed by Covid crisis show UK must modernise and ‘future-proof’ welfare state | Care Industry News

One thought on “Welfare inequalities revealed by Covid crisis show UK must modernise and ‘future-proof’ welfare state | Care Industry News

  1. This article provides further proof regarding the crisis in Social Care.

    COVID-19 is also adding to the crisis, so the Government needs to act without any further delay to ‘Solve the crisis in Social Care’.

    Successive Governments have already delayed dealing with the crisis for far too long.

    So, support for my petition, ‘Solve the crisis in Social Care, https://you.38degrees.org.uk/petitions/solve-the-crisis-in-social-care, is urgently required.

    For further information see, https://www.dropbox.com/s/74ckd926thbrlo8/Solve%20the%20crisis%20in%20Social%20Care%205.docx?dl=0

    Social Care needs YOU

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