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Most of you are probably aware that when a PA is required to sleep at a service users home and required to remain on site that every hour will be considered time-work and therefore should be paid at or above the NMW regardless of whether the employee is awake or asleep.
The Blue Badge scheme which allows holders to park for free in pay and display bays and up to three hours on roads with yellow lines is about to undergo a massive overhaul..
New figures released from the Department of Transport shows that the number of fatalities from mobility scooter accidents has nearly doubled in just one year to a record high of 14. .
With the summer now officially over, temperatures dropping and wind speeds increasing the UK braces itself for the potential of extreme weather conditions. The UK is no stranger to bad weather, last year alone Storm Katie, the eleventh storm of that season, reached wind speeds of over 100mph.
The NHS has a wide range of services to offer patients to meet any issues they may have, but sometimes even that is not enough, and this is where personal health budgets (PHBs) comes in.
For many, Google Maps is an essential app for travelling. It has transformed navigation, making it far easier to get from A to B. Despite this, as Belinda Bradley points out, it is not always the case if you have a disability.