Care Homes
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.
Care Homes
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
Care Homes
Major changes to the rules on engaging "off payroll" workers
31/01/17
An insight into draft legislation within the finance bill 2017.
Care Homes
Health and social care
Independent healthcare
Draft regulations extend access to NHS pension scheme to new care models
09/01/17
The Department of health has published for consultation a draft statutory instrument
Care Homes
Tighter rules on tax for off-payroll workers in the public sector
01/12/16
An insight into an announcement from the Autumn statement on ''off-payroll'' workers in the NHS.
Care Homes
No requirement for workers to request rest breaks
22/11/16
A worker can bring a claim for an employer’s failure to provide rest breaks.
Care Homes
Health and social care
Independent healthcare
The CQC and your estate – making sure you’re compliant
26/09/16
A look at 5 questions the CQC asks to ensure you're compliant.
Care Homes
GPs
Health and social care
Independent healthcare
Sale and leaseback - key considerations
09/09/16
The number of sale and leaseback transactions involving primary care premises has increased over recent years and is currently at an exponential rate of growth.