The Skills for Care annual report, which uses data from the Adult Social Care Workforce Data Set (ASC-WDS), has shown that there has been a 22% growth in the total number of jobs in the adult social care workforce in England since 2009.
Lancashire Police have confirmed that they are investigating a sexual offence after an unknown male intruder was found by a staff member in a resident's room at New Thursby Nursing Home on Clifton Drive, in Lytham St Annes.
With over a million workers getting no paid leave at all, and nearly two million not getting the minimum entitlement they are due, the TUC wants HMRC to be granted new powers to clamp down on employers who deny staff their statutory holidays.
After months of being told that it was the least likely option, businesses have in recent days been faced with ever more urgent warnings that, in the words of Michael Gove (who is now in charge of preparations), a no-deal Brexit is now a very real prospect.
In the final days of her premiership, Prime Minister Theresa May decided to launch a consultation calling for views on changes to parental leave entitlements to ensure that they better reflect modern society and the desire to share childcare more equally.
After being formally asked by Her Majesty the Queen to form a government, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said outside the door of 10 Downing Street: “We will fix the crisis in social care once and for all”.
Staff carrying out "Care Act" needs assessments of autistic adults are receiving less autism-specific training despite requirements for authorities, according to the autism self-assessment exercise 2018 published by Public Health England (PHE) last month.
According to a survey of 380 businesses that currently employ non-UK nationals, just over half (53%) would be adversely affected by proposals requiring all skilled migrant workers to earn a minimum annual salary of £30,000 once the UK leaves the EU.