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Here's how to reduce your Nursing Home staffing cost bill by 30%

Here's how to reduce your Nursing Home staffing cost bill by 30%

It is estimated that 65% of care homes in the UK are using temporary staff to cover vacant shifts.

Nursing home managers spend between £5bn- £7bn per year using staffing agencies to recruit temporary nurses.   But the process can be less than satisfactory for both parties and, more importantly, can affect standards of care.

Knight Frank - Overview - UK Healthcare Property 2018

Knight Frank - Overview - UK Healthcare Property 2018

Knight Frank is pleased to launch this biannual publication, which provides a snapshot on the latest investment trends and performance indicators, to help keep healthcare investors, operators and other industry professionals informed.

Chetwynd House has been shortlisted for the 2018 Pinder's Awards

Chetwynd House has been shortlisted for the 2018 Pinder's Awards

ECYCS acted as Employer’s Agent for Adept Care and Chetwynd House has been shortlisted for the 2018 Pinder’s Awards in the "New Care Home Category”.
Edward Cooper Young Chartered Surveyors celebrate 10 years in business

Edward Cooper Young Chartered Surveyors celebrate 10 years in business

Edward Cooper Young Chartered Surveyors celebrate 10 years in business this year and are promoting Leicester as a land of opportunity to out-of-town project owners.

They have an article this month in Niche magazine.
Sleep-in pay crisis: Should you join HMRC's new Social Care Compliance Scheme

Sleep-in pay crisis: Should you join HMRC's new Social Care Compliance Scheme

The Government’s latest response to the sleep-in pay crisis is the introduction of a new Social Care Compliance Scheme (SCCS).

Under the scheme, providers who have not paid sleep-in shifts in compliance with the National Minimum Wage can self-assess their non-compliance and repay workers with protection against HMRC enforcement action.


Important changes to the Provider Information Return (PIR)

Important changes to the Provider Information Return (PIR)

Along with the introduction of the new KLOEs this November, changes are afoot for the PIR.

Healthcare providers used to have to complete the PIR after a request by CQC and it was a signal that an inspection was supposed to happen within two weeks. This put the pressure on to drop everything and complete the PIR.