Monthly Archives: November 2018

Adult Social Care Ombudsman’s Annual Review of Complaints Published

Over the past year, the ombudsman has become increasingly concerned about the way some authorities are handling the need to balance the pressures they are under with the way they assess and charge for care. The report, which looks at … Continue reading

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Shortlist for 2018 Educational Writers’ Award Announced

The Society of Authors and the Authors’ Licensing & Collecting Society have announced the shortlist for the 2018 Educational Writers’ Award, the UK’s only award for educational writing that stimulates and enhances the learning experience. Now in its eleventh year, … Continue reading

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Female Graduates Age 29 Earn an Average of 29% More Than Non-Graduates

The Institute for Fiscal Studies has published the findings of the biggest ever study into young people’s earnings. Researchers found that the vast majority of graduates with a degree are earning more at the age of 29 than those who … Continue reading

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CMA Publishes Advice on Obligations for Care Homes

The CMA has published advice for care homes on their responsibilities under consumer law.  The advice forms part of their ongoing consumer protection work focusing on residential care homes and nursing homes for older people (over 65s). It follows the CMA’s examination of the sector last … Continue reading

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A Team of Graduates From York University Wins National Video Game Competition

A team of university graduates from York has won a national competition that could help take their video game into the homes of millions of gamers.Mujo Games took part in Tranzfuser, the Government’s video game development competition where graduates pit … Continue reading

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Poor Risk Management and Safeguarding Issues Lead to CQC Registration Being Cancelled

The CQC has cancelled Viewpark Care Home’s registration following multiple breaches of the regulations, and ongoing and serious concerns in relation to the provision of safe care and treatment. There were repeated breaches in relation to: The Mental Capacity Act, assessing … Continue reading

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