New minimum wage rates


Posted on July 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Homecare providers are reminded that the new rate under National Minimum Wage Regulations came into force on 1st October this year. The minimum hourly rate for all homecarers is now up ten pence to £3.70. The other relevant change means that travel between homecare assignments will now count as working hours for the minimum wage. Rules on ‘sitter’ or live-in services are also tightened up.





Comments are closed.


Latest blog posts

Care homes discounted in end of life care

By Caring Times editor GEOFF HODGSON

I am sure that we all want those who we care for to experience ‘a good death’ when the time...

Perhaps I’m ‘app’athetic

By Caring Times editor GEOFF HODGSON

I’ve got an app in my toolbox that allows me to bang-in nails – I call it a hammer. I’ve...

Fond memories of long distance discomfort

By Caring Times editor GEOFF HODGSON

The Ford Anglia, the earliest models of which were built in 1939, was a great car for a small family;...