Led by head of employment Allison Grant, Healys Care team offers a range of HR and employment advice to NCA members. The guidance at NCA regional events is proactive and relevant, covering best employment practices to strengthen a care providers ability to effectively manage staff and avoid the pitfalls of workplace issues and claims.
Examples of our work include:
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is responsible for ensuring compliance with the essential standards. CQC is focused on the management and monitoring of staff, the delivery of care, and in turn the standards met. The comprehensive range of Healys’ guidance supports compliance with CQC standards, and promotes excellence.
How Can Healys Help?
Our range of employment and HR services includes:
Healys Care team has a thorough understanding of care homes and the care industry, and can provide high-quality advice and solutions to employment and HR related issues. Combining the experience Healys has to offer across multiple teams, including Corporate, Commercial and Employment, with up-to-date knowledge of industry trends and threats, the team can provide comprehensive guidance and assistance that benefits your business and your care providers.
8th June 2020
Government guidance as at 29 May 2020 states that employees able to work from home should continue to do so. However, those unable to effectively work from home should start to return to work. This presents an unprecedented issue for most employers as employees are likely to be at risk using public transport at peak commute times. Continue reading »
5th June 2020
If you are paid less than a colleague of the opposite sex for doing similar work of equal value, you should not have to put up with it. In a case on point, an Employment Tribunal (ET) ruled that the difference between a female television presenter’s pay and that of a male colleague arose from sex discrimination. Continue reading »
1st June 2020
Last month, the chancellor extended the scheme until the end of October. However, the government has announced new changes to the UK’s Coronavirus Job Retention Furlough scheme. Continue reading »
26th May 2020
The Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will remain open until the 31 October 2020, as announced by the Chancellor on 12 May 2020. Continue reading »
13th May 2020
Workplace practices that result in employees being treated less favourably because of their age may be justified if they are a proportionate means of achieving a legitimate aim. However, as an important Employment Tribunal (ET) case showed, establishing such a justification is always an uphill struggle. Continue reading »
9th July 2020
3rd June 2020
Healys is pleased to announce that Partner and Head of Professional Negligence Robert Johnson has been shortlisted as a leader in his field by Who’s Who Legal. Continue reading »
28th May 2020
Jonathan acted on behalf of a 23 year old female in relation to her claim for clinical negligence that happened in 2015 at Whipps Cross Hospital in London. The Claimant had a relevant past gynaecological and obstetric history of a previous caesarean section in 2013 and previous laparotomy for ovarian cystectomy at 10 years of age. This was classified as a high risk pregnancy and the Claimant was referred to a Consultant in the Antenatal Clinic at Whipps Cross Hospital for review. The Claimant had elected to have a caesarean section. The Claimant had previously undergone an emergency lower segment caesarean section due to a failure to progress when having her first child. Continue reading »
27th May 2020