The Care Workers’ Charity warns of workforce gaps in social care

16 August 2022

The Care Workers’ Charity (CWC) — the only national charity that exists to support care workers in financial hardship — has warned that the amount of crisis grants given to cover daily living costs has been increasing every month, with a 27% increase over the last year.

Supporting safer recruitment in the early years and education sector

15 August 2022

Launching the latest stage of its “Making Recruitment Safer” campaign, the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) explained that it was aimed at the early years and education sector and highlighted the range of free advice and training available to organisations of all sizes.

Building Safety Fund opens for new applications

15 August 2022

According to the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC), more leaseholders in high-rise homes will be spared unfair bills for building safety costs as the Government’s £4.5 billion Building Safety Fund (BSF) has reopened for new applications.