Care Homes
Employment tribunal fees are unlawful
26/07/17
The Employment tribunal fees system, which was introduced under the fees Order
Care Homes
Health and social care
Independent healthcare
Is your CCG constitution fit for the future?
11/05/17
The purdah period before the General Election provides CCGs with a great opportunity
Care Homes
EAT gives guidance on when sleep-ins count for purposes of the national minimum wage
04/05/17
The EAT consider whether employees who sleep-in are engaged in ‘time work’ for the full duration of the sleep-in shift or whether they are working only when they are awake and carrying out specific duties.
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New rules on publishing information on trade union facility time
11/04/17
Under the Regulations, relevant public sector employers will have to publish on their website certain information relating to trade union officials and facility time.
Care Homes
Government triggers Article 50 – implications for your workforce
29/03/17
With today’s triggering of Article 50 of the Lisbon treaty
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Twitter defamation: Columnist ordered to pay £24,000 for defamatory tweets
27/03/17
Two tweets posted by columnist Katie Hopkins have been found by the high Court
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Independent healthcare
Service provision changes and the principal purpose test
21/03/17
A decision that will be of interest to all those involved in the commissioning and provision of services and care plans.
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Health and social care
Independent healthcare
An Inspector calls - but which one? The roles of HSE and CQC following health and safety incidents
13/03/17
The Health service journal reported earlier this week that southern health
Care Homes
Update on IR35 changes
08/03/17
HMRC has now published its much-anticipated electronic tool for determining whether off-payroll engagements are “in scope” for the new IR35 rules that will apply from 6th April 2017.
Care Homes
Trade union act in force from 1 March 2017
01/03/17
The main provisions of the trade union act 2016 (the Act) come into effect today, 1 March 2017.
Care Homes
Independent healthcare
CQC announces new partnerships with charities plus charity sector update
28/02/17
The Care Quality Commission (“CQC”) has established new partnerships with six national charities
Care Homes
Emergency services
Health and social care
Independent healthcare
Unmarried cohabitants entitled to receive survivor’s pension
15/02/17
UK public sector pension schemes, including the NHS pension scheme