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9 September 2016 Care home fined £1.5 million as impact of new sentencing guidelines is felt

The impact of the new sentencing guidelines for Heath and safety offences is being felt across all sectors.

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17 August 2016 Claim allowed to proceed in restitution for failure to provide s.117 MHA 1983 after-care services

A recent judgment by Mr Justice Newey in Richards v Worcestershire County Council and another could have huge implications for local authorities and CCGs providing after-care services to patients.

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15 June 2016 CQC secures first conviction for breach of fundamental standards

An adult social care provider was yesterday sentenced to a £190,000 fine at Bradford Magistrates' Court for failing to provide safe care and treatment.

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17 March 2016 Travel time and national minimum wage

It has today been reported that MiHomecare faces the possibility of a group action from employees over a failure to pay the National Minimum Wage.

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13 October 2015 Multi-agency teams liable for adults’ failure to address own risky behaviour?

Last week we saw that following relatively modest cuts to healthcare funding Amanda Richards died in a fire in her own home.

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