Charities and other organisations who employ care workers to do sleep-in shifts should regularly review their practices, procedures and contracts in wake of Appeal Court case, writes Ben Doherty, Partner and Head of Lindsays’ Employment team
A recent court case has been described as a watershed for social care charities, freeing them from the threat of £400 million worth of legal claims.
But while social care employers are hugely relieved about the decision, their celebrations are muted to say the least. There are no winners here, according to one chief executive in the charity sector.
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