Sleep-in Shifts Still Not Put To Bed

Despite a metaphorical sigh of relief within the care sector following the Court of Appeal judgement delivered in July 2018 that ruled only time spent awake and working by sleep-in staff counts as working time for National Minimum Wage, the uncertainty appears to continue. Unison, the largest trade union in the UK whose members work […]

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What Makes a Good Care Leader?

At the Care Provider’s Round Table in September Julie Hopkins spoke about what makes a good care leader and referred to Skills for Care’s guide to delivering good and outstanding care, which focuses on leadership. Here are her thoughts. What is an effective leader? They are someone who creates an inspiring vision of the future; […]

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Meet The Team

In the third of our series of profiles of key figures at Albert Goodman, we profile Tom Hawes, our very own Xero Community Hero. Albert Goodman recently scooped an award for Large Firm of the Year at the Xerocon London 2018 national awards held on Wednesday 14th November at The Excel, London. The award recognizes […]

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Asset or Share acquisition: A Legal Perspective

In June’s newsletter Elaine Grose, senior tax manager at Albert Goodman examined the differing tax implications of an asset and a share acquisition. This month Simon Hore, corporate partner at commercial law firm Thrings, considers how the two different approaches to an acquisition will affect the legal process. A share sale is, in theory, the […]

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