Monthly Archives: October 2018

Have Your Say Over the CQC’s Proposed Changes to Regulatory Fees

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has published its consultation on provider fees for 2019/20. Proposed changes will affect: community social care (including domiciliary care) dental services residential social care The Proposals The CQC’s proposals will see an increase in fees for the … Continue reading

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Graduate Unemployment Rate Has Fallen to Its Lowest Since 1979!

The unemployment rate for graduates six months after leaving university fell to 5.1% this year – the lowest since the 1979 survey when it was 4.9%. Prospects’ What do graduates do? 2018 report shows a robust graduate labour market. Employment increased from … Continue reading

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Networking, Workforce Management Software and Productive Team Meetings Contribute to CQC Outstanding Rating

Carefound Home Care (Wilsmlow) a care agency in Wilmslow Cheshire has received an overall rating of Outstanding following an inspection in August 2018 by the Care Quality Commission. Inspectors rated the service Outstanding for being safe, effective, caring responsive and … Continue reading

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Are You Ready for National Start-Ups Day on 22nd October?

National Start-Up’s Day celebrates the UK’s flourishing start-up community for a third consecutive year on the 22nd October 2018. Established in 2016, the #NationalStartupsDay campaign builds on the success of the past two years; last year, on Twitter the hashtag trended … Continue reading

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CQC Reports One In Seven Older People Can’t Access The Care Services They Need

This year’s State of Care Report from the CQC shows that most people receiving care are still getting good care – but there are significant issues accessing care, with one in seven older people having unmet care needs. The Care Quality Commission’s … Continue reading

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Libraries PLR Rate to Rise For Writers

The Government is proposing to increase the rate of PLR payments to 8.52p per loan for 2017/18, an increase of 0.32p for each loan. However it has admitted that the number of loans has continued to decline. Public Lending Right … Continue reading

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