Winter support and coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance

Colchester Borough Council is providing support for residents, businesses, and communities throughout winter. The government has announced that England will move to Plan B in response to the risks of the Omicron variant. Check the guidance on GOV.UK for what this means for you.

Carer’s leave

Share your views on giving unpaid carers a new right to a week of leave.


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

This consultation from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy runs from 16 March to 3 August 2020.

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