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Employment quarterly update
10/10/18
See our latest quarterly employment law updates which includes recent cases and legal developments.
Care Homes
Capsticks Care Homes insight – Top 10 September news stories from the sector
02/10/18
Capsticks Care Homes insight – Top 10 September news stories from the sector
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Capsticks Care Homes insight – Top 10 August news stories from the sector
30/08/18
Our first regular edition of the 'Capsticks' Care Homes insight – Top 10 news from the sector'
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CMA Advice – consumer law advice on the charging of fees after death
25/07/18
The Competition & Markets Authority has published advice on charging fees after the death of a resident for self-funded and part-funded residents.
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EAT rules on holiday pay entitlement under Agenda for Change
19/07/18
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has considered the difficult issue of voluntary overtime and the calculation of holiday pay.
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Sleep-in shifts and the National Minimum Wage: Mencap v Tomlinson-Blake
17/07/18
The Court of Appeal has clarified conflicting case law and ruled that workers are not entitled to be paid the national minimum wage for time they are asleep on sleep-in shifts.
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Supreme Court upholds need for variations to follow contractual process
20/06/18
An insight into the the Rock Advertising Limited v MWB Business Exchange Centres Limited judgment.
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Supreme Court rejects appeal in Pimlico Plumbers case
15/06/18
An insight into the highly publicised case on worker status, Pimlico Plumbers v Smith.
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Revised section 40 of the Freedom of Information Act
11/06/18
Due to the Data Protection Act 2018 and GDPR, there are consequential changes to s. 40 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
Care Homes
Shared parental leave and discrimination – the latest from the EAT
18/05/18
An insight into the question of whether a man taking shared parental leave is entitled to the same rate of pay as a female employee taking maternity leave.
Care Homes
Care homes – Employment law quarterly update
24/04/18
Capsticks’ team of employment specialists are delighted to provide you with the first of our quarterly employment law updates which includes recent cases and laws relevant to the sector.
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Health and social care
Ombudsman offers practical advice on contracts for social care providers
28/03/18
Following a rise in complaints from self-funders about Funded Nursing Care (FNC), the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman have recently published guidance for social care providers to help them provide clear cost information to service users.