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Return to work and risk assessments during COVID-19: Health and social care
04/06/20
For a successful return to work during COVID-19, employers have a duty to carry out a risk assessment, implement safe systems of work and to keep these under review. Our risk assessment flowchart sets out the key issues for employers to consider.
Care Homes
Health and social care
Private healthcare
COVID-19: Social care FAQs on Deprivation of Liberty and movement in the community
18/05/20
This FAQ provides a summary of the current position and the factors which care providers, care co-ordinators and commissioners of community care need to be aware of and actively consider when looking at the care and treatment service users are receiving.
Care Homes
Returning to work in the time of COVID-19
14/05/20
The Government has published guidance to assist those who are returning to work following the announcement this week of the COVID-19 recovery strategy.
Care Homes
GPs
Health and social care
Private healthcare
COVID-19: Landlord and tenant FAQs
08/04/20
The response to the COVID-19 pandemic is creating a number of challenges for landlords and tenants, and we are advising on the issues arising from the restrictions in place. Here we answered some FAQs and set out practical options for you to consider.
Care Homes
Health and social care
Top Social Care Articles - January 2020
22/01/20
Read our monthly news series, which provide summaries of the latest news items and key cases in social care.
Care Homes
Female police officer did not require male comparator to show direct sex discrimination
12/12/19
The EAT has found that a female police officer who claimed direct sex discrimination did not have to prove that the force would have treated a male comparator differently.
Care Homes
Supreme Court finds dismissal automatically unfair even where decision-maker is unaware of the true reason for dismissal
03/12/19
The Supreme Court has found that an employee was unfairly dismissed for making protected disclosures despite the fact that the dismissing manager was unaware of the disclosures when she made the decision to dismiss.
Care Homes
GPs
Housing
Private healthcare
April 2020 changes to the rules on engaging "off payroll" workers
31/10/19
The Finance Act 2019 sets out changes to be made to the intermediaries legislation (commonly referred to as “IR35”). Learn more about the affects on your organisation.
Care Homes
Health and social care
Health and safety fines: the extent of parental (company) responsibility
17/10/19
In a decision handed down last Friday, the Criminal Court of Appeal provided some welcome guidance on how to treat group and parent companies when setting the level of fines.
Care Homes
Health and social care
Top Social Care Articles - August 2019
03/09/19
Our monthly series provides summaries of the key news items in social care.
Care Homes
Health and social care
Implications of Deprivation of Liberty Changes for Care Homes
04/07/19
On 16 May the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Act 2019 replaced the current Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards regime with the Liberty Protection Safeguards. We outline some of the key changes and the concerns for care home registered managers.
Care Homes
Health and social care
Top Social Care insights - June 2019
17/06/19
Read our roundup of the top insights from across the social care sector.