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CareTech financial director dies

Michael Hill, group financial director at CareTech Holdings, has died suddenly. He passed away on Sunday 9 December, the company said. CareTech’s executive chairman Farouq Sheikh...

McCarthy & Stone appoints chief operating officers

McCarthy & Stone has appointed two chief operating officers (COO) who will be taking up their positions from 1 January. Working as dual COOs, Nigel...

Re-examining fees

Colin Angel of UKHCA argues that the CQC needs to re-evaluate how it charges providers The Care Quality Commission (CQC)’s new fee scheme for homecare providers...

Should providers stick or twist

Partner Anthony Collins Solicitors LLP Matthew Wort provides an update on sleep-ins The recent Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) update on calculating National...
Professor Martin Green says ageism is alive and kicking

Future of care data and tech

Professor Green argues that the sector has to deliver services differently Care England recently held a conference on data and technology and so many speakers...

CMA threatens legal action against Care UK over admin fees

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has ordered Care UK to refund more than £3m in compensation to residents it said have been unlawfully...

In progress: the latest care developments

Meadowsweet Place opens McCarthy and Stone has opened Meadowsweet Place, an over 60s retirement development in Melksham, Wiltshire. The site offers 31 one and two-bedroom apartments...

Government considers over-40s social care tax

 The government is considering funding social care through a German-styled model, with a 2.5% levy on wages for the over 40s, a new report...

Civitas continues acquisition drive

Civitas Social Housing has acquired five regulated social housing facilities for £3.9m. The new additions, consisting of 27 tenancies, have been adapted as accommodation for...

Looking after immigrant children: who really cares?

Alistair Kleebauer reports on the impact of the growing problem of children in care without UK citizenship For one of her clients, immigration lawyer Solange...