National Minimum Wage — the latest

11 September 2018

Suzanne Tanser reports on the latest regarding the National Minimum Wage (NMW), providing a rundown of decisions, deadlines, and data you need to be aware of.

Open for business — open for the community

28 August 2018

On Care Homes Open Day this year, Jef Smith took the opportunity to visit a selection of homes in his local area to see if the Day presents a successful public relations exercise.

Care in the countryside

14 August 2018

Jef Smith discusses the state of domiciliary care provision in rural areas.

Sleep-in payments and the National Minimum Wage

8 August 2018

Tricia Palmer reviews the Court of Appeal case and discusses the practical complexities facing employers as they grapple with the impact of fluctuating decisions from the courts.

Risk assessment in adult social care

31 July 2018

Recent years have seen the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) stress the need for risk assessments to be more “proportionate” and “balanced” and to reflect what it refers to as “sensible” risk management. Martin Hodgson investigates.