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Supreme Court grants permission to appeal sleep-in judgment

Court ruling could have ‘significant cost implications’ for providers

Care providers who employ workers on zero-hours contracts on a permanent basis have been urged to review their holiday entitlement and pay arrangements following...

How data can lead to better social care

Jocelyn Ormond, corporate partner and head of healthcare and life sciences at Ashfords, assesses what the final data saves lives report means for care...

A new approach?

Kathryn Pitters, associate barrister in Irwin Mitchell’s healthcare team, examines the Care Quality Commission’s latest strategy Last year the CQC launched a strategy entitled A...

A workplace issue

Jo Moseley, practice development lawyer at Irwin Mitchell LLP, explains why the care sector must do more to help women in the workplace In the...

Liberty Protection Safeguards: what does it mean for you?

Health and care partner Neil Ward and principal associate Molly Sanghera of Mills & Reeve discuss the Liberty Protection Safeguards consultation process and share...
Woman with grandmother walking in park in autumn

Winners or losers?

How might care funding reforms affect care providers? John Wearing, partner in the health and social care team at Anthony Collins Solicitors, explains It is...

Combatting the senior living shortage

Edell Asquez, real estate partner at Shoosmiths, discusses the case for reform of the senior living housing sector The senior living sector is facing a...

Complying with consumer law

The Competition and Markets Authority has revised its guidance covering consumer law and care home residents’ contracts. Hazel Phillips, partner in the social care...

Addressing staff shortages

Joanne Moseley, professional support lawyer and senior associate in the employment team, and Ben Xu, senior associate in the business immigration team, at Irwin...

How could the Covid-19 inquiry impact social care?

Tim Coolican, partner in Anthony Collins Solicitors’ regulatory team, hopes the Covid-19 public inquiry will be a catalyst for social care reform In May 2021,...