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Easing lockdown

Joanne Moseley, senior associate in the employment team at law firm Irwin Mitchell, advises providers to update their policies Lockdown measures have started to ease...

Homecare business fined for operating without registration

Owners of Golden Years Caring at Home Ltd in Cosham, Portsmouth, have been ordered to pay more than £44,000 by magistrates after they were...

Uncertainty ahead for care providers

Carlton Sadler, partner, and Deborah Jeremiah, associate, at Bevan Brittan LLP explain why care providers need to be mindful that legal frameworks remain in...

Child protection needs more rigour

Narinder Singh, specialist in childcare law at Anthony Collins Solicitors, highlights the importance of maintaining a robust child care and protection system throughout the...

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...