Tag Archives: National Living Wage

GMB calls for all care staff to be paid the UK Living Wage

GMB calls for all care staff to be paid the UK Living Wage

The GMB union has called on councils and government to ensure all care staff are paid the new UK Living Wage of £9 per hour and £10.55 in London.

BREAKING NEWS: Care homes failing to pay Minimum Wage named by government

Care and nursing homes were among the 239 employers named and shamed by the government today for failing to pay the National Living and Minimum Wage.

Extra care housing provider boosts employment offer

A retirement and extra care housing provider has boosted its employment package in a bid to attract more workers and improve staff retention.

One in four workers leaving the care sector, says Skills for Care

One in four workers are leave the care workforce every year, according to figures published by Skills for Care 2017.

North East charity in Living Wage first

St Cuthbert's Care has become the first regional charity of its kind in the North East to become an accredited Living Wage employer with the Living Wage Foundation.

OPINION: Who picks up the tab for the Living Wage?

Law at Work’s director of legal services, Donald Mackinnon, reflects on the increased burden on care sector employers following the recently announced rise in the living wage.

LaingBuisson: Opportunities and challenges ahead for care sector

The opportunities and challenges facing the care sector have been identified by leading stakeholders during a conference in London.

Knight Frank reports 2,600 drop in care home beds

There was a 2,612 decline in the number of care home beds in the UK last year, according to Knight Frank research.

Four Seasons close to pay deal

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) is balloting its members on a pay rise offered by Four Seasons Healthcare (FSHC).

How to cope with the National Living Wage

Ten steps to help care home operators cope with the National Living Wage (NLW) have been provided by support company Caresolve.