Category Archives: Care

Sleep-ins and the National Minimum Wage

Recent case law has established that “sleep-ins” are covered by the National Minimum Wage (NMW) regulations.  So even if a worker is allowed to sleep at work, if [..]

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Save Care Now

  Over 500,000 adults in the UK rely on homecare workers to get them out of bed, wash them, brush their teeth, help them take their medication and much [..]

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Care and Support Alliance mass lobby of Parliament

Your retired members would like to report back to you that they attended a mass lobby where an estimated 1,000 older and disabled people throughout the country turned up to highlight and raise concerns of care at the highest level. Read more »

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