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Minimum wage – counting the cost for care providers

With the announcement in the autumn budget of an £3million increase in HMRC’s budget for enforcing the law on the minimum wage, and an adult social care provider ‘named and shamed’ along with 36 other firms this month for having …Read more…

 

Commissioning better community services

Key considerations for commissioners and providers –  guidance report from Hempsons As CCGs and providers are well aware, many community services contracts are either fast approaching expiry or have already expired. Re-commissioning of community services offers CCGs a real opportunity …Read more…

 

Hempsons steps up regulatory offering

The London regulatory team at health and social care law firm Hempsons has been boosted by the arrival of Hannah Stephenson, an experienced barrister who previously worked with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). Hannah was called to the Bar …Read more…

 

Landlords still on the hook

Following the Landlord and Tenant (Covenants) Act 1995, tenants who assign their leases are released from the tenant’s covenants. An authorised guarantee agreement is often required by the landlord to extend the tenant’s liability. However, landlords do not have the …Read more…

 

Fit for Work guidance

The Government’s Fit for Work Service is due to launch by the end of May 2015. The scheme follows the consultation (and a change of name from “Health and Work Service”) prompted by Dame Carol Black’s recommendation in November 2011 …Read more…