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.
9th December 2021
If you are amongst the cohort of workers who have been made redundant in the wake of the pandemic and feel that you have been treated unfairly, you should contact a solicitor without delay. In one case, a bar manager who was sacked without notice received thousands of pounds in compensation (Stanley v Stratsmore Investments Ltd). Continue reading »
18th October 2021
When employees disclose that they are suffering from a disability, it is an important moment that should always put employers on their mettle. The point was powerfully made by the case of a business development manager who was dismissed within days of his employer learning that he had been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Continue reading »
16th September 2021
Maternity leave should be a period of joy and tranquillity but, all too often, it is marred by discrimination. As an Employment Tribunal (ET) decision showed, however, employers who treat new mothers unfavourably can expect to pay a high reputational and financial price. Continue reading »
6th September 2021
Care home owners were possibly the hardest hit of all by the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. As an Employment Tribunal (ET) ruling showed, however, the crisis did not relieve them of their obligation to treat staff fairly. Continue reading »
23rd August 2021
No matter what shape or form a disability may take, employers are always required to take them seriously. An Employment Tribunal (ET) made that point in the case of a teaching assistant who suffered from a severe phobia of coming into contact with other people’s bodily fluids (A v B). Continue reading »
23rd May 2022
In a recent interview with Latest TV, Healys Head of Professional Negligence Robert Johnson discusses what potential claimants need to know when considering bringing a claim against a professional. Continue reading »
19th April 2022
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17th February 2022
Healys are delighted to announce that they have been shortlisted for the fifth consecutive year to win “Mortgage Conveyancer of the Year” at The Mortgage Awards 2022. Continue reading »
16th December 2021
In the 5th edition of the Board Minute, we catch up with Nick Taylor, Partner and Head of Media & Entertainment. Nick combines great expertise with sound commercial and strategic advice, earning himself a fantastic reputation among professionals, media bodies and public figures. Continue reading »