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Challenging fee rates

It is imperative care providers understand the consequences of councils setting budgets based on inaccurate assumptions. John Wearing, partner at Anthony Collins Solicitors, explains The...

Covid-19: Employing staff in the care sector

Jo Moseley, a professional support lawyer in the employment team at Irwin Mitchell, explains the key issues providers need to be aware of in...

Promoting wellbeing in retirement living

Developers need to design communities that promote good mental health. Irwin Mitchell solicitor Megan Forbes examines the benefits of retirement living We spend an average...

Breaching responsibilities

Tim Coolican and Lorna Kenyon of Anthony Collins Solicitors analyse fire safety measures in the care setting In May 2019, Newgrange of Cheshunt Ltd was...

Care UK case to be heard in summer

Court proceedings against Care UK that aim to seek redress for residents who were charged a compulsory upfront ‘administration’ fee will be heard in...
Supreme Court grants permission to appeal sleep-in judgment

Supreme Court to hear sleep-in case

The Supreme Court will begin examining whether residential care workers who ‘sleep in’ are entitled to the national minimum wage (NMW) for time that...

Maximising impact mitigating risks

Lawyers at Anthony Collins Solicitors Richard More and Lorna Kenyon examine the advantages and pitfalls when innovating in the care sector   Technology is transforming every...

Deprivation of Liberty

Partner and national head of public law and human rights Yogi Amin and trainee solicitor Elizabeth Passey-Heaton, of Irwin Mitchell, discuss a recent ruling...

Holiday pay: where are we now?

Holiday pay can be a headache for care providers. Employment partner at Irwin Mitchell Sybille Steiner provides insight When an employee takes annual leave, how...

Caring about retirement

There is a broad description between what is referred to as retirement housing and housing with care. Partners at Trowers & Hamlins Kyle Holling...