Care Homes
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.
Care Homes
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.
Care Homes
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.
Care Homes
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.
Care Homes
GDPR support for HR - Be one step ahead of May's deadline
22/03/18
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will have a significant impact on how organisations deal with the personal data of their workforce.
Care Homes
Liability for historical abuse and the implications for organisations
21/02/18
Post Saville, Rotherham, and Winterbourne Care Home and the ongoing Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse, there has been a significant rise in historic abuse claims.
Care Homes
Health and social care
Independent healthcare
New CQC inspection framework explained
15/02/18
In connection with HEFMA, Partner, Ian Cooper has written an insight outlining 10 things you need to know about the CQC’s new inspection framework.
Care Homes
Gig-Economy workers' rights update
09/02/18
The Government published “the Good Work Plan”, its response to “Good Work”, the review into modern working practices which was led by Matthew Taylor in late 2017.
Care Homes
Disclosures made purely in self-interest are not protected
18/12/17
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has provided useful guidance on the scope of whistle blowing legislation
Care Homes
Health and social care
Independent healthcare
New CQC “KLOES” – are you prepared?
14/12/17
The new key lines of enquiry (KLOES) and ratings framework