The Care Act 2014 – Market Oversight – Assessment of financial sustainability of care providers

This is the third in our series about the Care Act and this case is about what the Act itself says about this subject. Indeed the Government website says the following in the introductory pages to the consultation on the Regulations that will develop out of the Act: ‘The Act also allows for regulations to […]

Changes to the national minimum wage

The national minimum wage is the minimum pay per hour almost all employees are entitled to by law. From 1 October 2014, these minimum wage rates are increasing. Age group Current Rate Rate from 1 October 2014 21 and over £6.31 £6.50 18 to 20 £5.03 £5.13 16 and 17 £3.72 £3.79 Apprentices £2.65 £2.73 […]