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Social care start-up appoints Sir Nick Clegg

Former deputy prime minister Sir Nick Clegg has been made chair of the advisory board at homecare technology start-up Cera. The tech company partnered with...

HMRC confirms SCCS will continue to operate

The social care compliance scheme (SCCS) will continue to operate with participating providers having to complete and submit their declarations to Her Majesty’s Revenue...

The right recruit

Colin Angel reveals UKHCA’s latest homecare research on where to advertise your jobs Homecare providers report the difficulty of recruiting careworkers and managers as one of...
Immigration rethink needed, Scottish Care leader tells MPs

Scottish Care launches paper to tackle ethics in technology

A national awareness and information strategy around the positive use of technology for social care should be developed to help address some of the...

Social care concerns over immigration plans

Concerns have been raised as to whether visa proposals in the government’s immigration white paper will encourage the numbers of social care staff needed...
Income growth at Jewish Care despite occupancy woes

Getting homecare right for BME communities

Homecare services are not fully meeting the cultural and religious needs of the UK’s diverse population, according to industry figures. Alistair Kleebauer takes a...
Professor Martin Green says ageism is alive and kicking

Councils accused of ‘abandoning old people’

Councils have been accused of abandoning old people by failing to properly fund care home places. Analysis by Care England found that many local authorities...

Care home openings lead to profit growth at Hallmark

Openings helped Hallmark Care Homes post increased revenue and profits in the year to 31 March 2018. The provider, which operated 17 homes with 1,268...
CareTech positive over fee rises

CareTech positive over fee rises

Initial discussions between CareTech and local authorities on annual fee increases have been positive, its executive chairman Farouq Sheikh has told the group’s annual...
Fee rises boost MPS Care turnover

Fee rises boost MPS Care turnover

Rising average fees and a new care home helped MPS Care Group post growing turnover of £16.5m (2017: £15.9m) for the year ended 30...