Organisations, charities and individuals who have got personal budgets could be held liable for minimum wage violations going back six years…
Read more in this Guardian article to which our Director Kate Young input ….
“The security and safety of our family members when they rely on support at night is absolutely critical. However, this support cannot be provided by staff who cannot be reliably paid even statutory minimum wage without making their organisations financially unsustainable.”
An interesting and important read on the impacts of new rulings requiring care providers to pay the minimum wage for sleep-in shifts”
Link to article https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/feb/08/social-care-sleep-in-shifts-living-wage