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Legal update

27 April 2020 Social Care Easements under the Coronavirus Act

This update draws together elements of the Coronavirus Act relating to the Care Act 2014, the associated guidance, the recent Action Plan for Adult social care, and guidance on direct payments to provide an outline of the approach being adopted in relation to to adult social care, including amendments to legal duties, operational decisions as to reducing service levels, and funding.

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COVID-19 for local authorities

We are pleased to share you to our Covid-19 webinar, where a number of key members of the team will be providing an update on current issues arising in relation to the pandemic and its effect on local authorities.

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Legal update

15 April 2020 Covid-19 employment health and care - 9 April 2020

Following our last update here is a summary of this week’s key developments taking a look at personal protective equipment, regulatory guidance, visa applicants, internal redeployments, workforce sharing agreements, employment tribunal hearings, DBS checks and right to work, furloughed employees and the job retention scheme.

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3 April 2020 Vicarious liability - when is the role of an Independent Contractor sufficiently “akin to employment”

The beginning of Spring 2020 saw the Supreme Court give judgment in two important cases concerning the principle of vicarious liability.

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25 March 2020 Safeguarding in uncertain times – do not forget the record keeping

There is so much understandable focus on the pressures NHS frontline workers face today that it is easy to forget what enormous challenges safeguarding teams and their managers also have to address.

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25 March 2020 Coronavirus – guidance to social care and schools on vulnerable children and young people

With Covid-19 expected to place a substantial burden on statutory services and school closures being put into effect, the Government has now issued guidance on continued protection of this group.

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20 March 2020 The Coronavirus Bill – Social Care implications

The Delay phase of the Government’s coronavirus response plan anticipated a need to take steps to support health and social care systems, including steps to preserve essential services by reducing some others.

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6 March 2020 Coronavirus COVID-19: advice for the health and social care sector

The constantly developing progress of Coronavirus (COVID-19) presents health and social care organisations with a unique array of issues to address and respond to within tight timeframes.

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25 February 2020 Historical child abuse and limitation – check your public liability policies

Last week the Court of Appeal handed down a decision that has significant implications for all those organisations that may face historical abuse claims.

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24 January 2020 Social care - January 2020

Welcome to our social care newsletter for January 2020, focusing on fostering, child abuse claims and the impact of these cases.

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