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Rise in council tax will be swallowed up by National Living Wage instead of footing social care bill

Council tax rises in 2017/18 will not bring in enough money to prevent the need for further deep cuts to local services next year, the...

Living Wage Week sign ups welcomed across the UK

The UK rate has increased by 2.4% from £8.25 to £8.45. This is 17% higher than the government minimum for over 25s which is...

Social care is facing a critical funding crisis as NLW impacts sector

The Low Pay Commission is consulting on the rate for the National Living Wage (NLW) from April 2017. VODG fully endorses the principle of...

Care providers fear closure under pressure of National Living Wage

A leading social care group is writing an urgent letter to commissioners amidst fears that providers could close due to the introduction of the...

ADASS welcomes National Living Wage but warns of pressure on social care

As the National Living Wage comes into force, the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS) has welcomed the move, which will help...

The National Living Wage is threatening stability in social care

On the eve of the introduction of the National Living Wage (NLW), Care England, a representative body for independent care providers, reiterates its call to...

Care operators feel the squeeze as National Living Wage kicks in

Average business property prices in all sectors once again increased in 2015 according to Business Outlook 2016 – the annual state of the markets...

Collective caution as underfunded National Living Wage makes serious threat to care

Following the budget announcement for spending plans in Wales, social care commissioners, providers and representative bodies are issuing a collective caution to Welsh Government...

Is the National Living Wage Creating National Living Rage?

Specialist property adviser, Christie + Co has today released a new report gauging initial reactions to the National Living Wage’s impact on the UK...

Care home company to pay above Governments National Living Wage

Hartford Care is a growing care company which currently operates a total of 12 homes with 7 in and around the New Forest and...

Retirement Village celebrates Living Wage commitment

The Living Wage Foundation is pleased to announce that Middleton Hall Retirement Village, in County Durham, has become the first accredited adult social care...

Northern based care group announce pay rise above National Living Wage

Ideal Carehomes has today announced that it will be paying all their staff above living wage, despite inflation being near 0% for the past...

Don’t be surprised if your local supermarket is now employing ex-care staff

So it’s now a given; shelf stackers in super markets will earn significantly more than most carers. Today Lidl confirmed that their front end staff,...

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