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National Minimum Wage for on-call night workers living at work

National Minimum Wage for on-call night workers living at work ›

26th October 2015 | Categories: Human Resources

There is considerable confusion surrounding what a worker living at their place of work, or carrying out “sleep-in” shifts, is entitled to be paid for National Minimum Wage (NMW) purposes. For many workers in the care sector, living at their place of work or sleeping over poses misunderstanding surrounding what is considered to be working…

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NCA: The care industry is sick and needs urgent attention

NCA: The care industry is sick and needs urgent attention ›

19th August 2015 | Categories: QCS

National Care Association leader Nadra Ahmed, OBE issues a stark warning to Cameron’s government, now 100 days in power. Mrs Ahmed, reacting to the “chronic underfunding” and financial pressures of the care sector, has issued a stark warning to David Cameron’s Conservative government, now 100 days in power. As care demand increases, she claims a…

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A Living Wage?

A Living Wage? ›

28th November 2013 | Categories: Human Resources

We all want a living wage and many of us aspire to more. Yet an increasing amount of employment is at National Minimum Wage (NMW) levels. Furthermore, the fact that the NMW has lagged behind inflation (in recent years) makes life much more difficult for those who are dependent on it. So the recent prominence…

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CQC Outcomes are now called Key Lines of Enquiry. CQC Essential Standards are now CQC Fundamental Standards.