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CareTech positive over fee rises

CMA launches inquiry into CareTech-Cambian deal

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has officially launched its inquiry into the completed acquisition of the Cambian Group by CareTech Holdings. Phase one began...

Nine in ten councils in the red over children’s care

Severe funding shortages in children’s services pushed almost nine in ten councils into the red last year, Local Government Association (LGA) figures...

HCIL completes management buy-out of Allied Healthcare stake

Homecare Independent Living (HCIL) has completed a management buy-out for Allied Healthcare’s stake in the Irish provider, for an undisclosed sum. HCIL, which is one...
Australia plans its next moves to ensure customer satisfaction

Australia plans its next moves to ensure customer satisfaction

In a bid to raise awareness of the retirement living industry in Australia and improve the experience for residents, a code of conduct is...

Care workers lack ‘collective voice’, report finds

The Scottish social care workforce has a ‘limited meaningful collective voice’ leading to employees unable to discuss their concerns effectively. The Fair Work Convention is calling...
Care providers advised to find solutions to staffing issues

Lack of workforce plan putting strain on care sector

Care providers should come up with solutions to deal with workforce issues because there is no realistic plan being introduced by government, a report...

Plotting the route for growth

Deven Pamben reports from LaingBuisson’s Healthcare Real Estate Conference, which painted a positive investment picture. UK health and social care remains one of the most...

Inquiry concludes children subjected to ‘utmost depravity’

Children were subjected to abuse that ‘reached levels of the utmost depravity’ at residential institutions run by the Sisters of Nazareth between 1933 and...

Saving for later life

Confusion over how care is funded is common. Alistair Kleebauer examines the reasons why and what can be done to support people better Mary1, who...

Consensus on social care unlikely, LaingBuisson founder tells BBC listeners

Gaining cross-party consensus on how to fix social care outlined by incoming Prime Minister Boris Johnson is highly unlikely, William Laing, LaingBuisson founder and...