My wife has just returned after six months away. (Actually it was only 3 days. It just felt longer!) When she got home we hugged each other and said how good it was to be home. 826 more words
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Most councils in England are paying less than the industry recommended minimum for personal home care, a BBC investigation suggests.
The UK Homecare Association (UKHCA), which represents providers, want them to be paid a minimum of £15.19 an hour, to cover wages, training and travel. 471 more words
As more and more caseloads are decanted from council social care departments into the private sector to help trim local authority budgets, once again it’s time to raise the issues of risks of not paying the minimum wage. 375 more words