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Mei-Ling Huang appointed as Chair at Royds Withy King

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We have recently announced the appointment of Partner Mei-Ling Huang as its new Chair.

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Essential immigration update for social care providers

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UK Border

In this essential immigration update we look at the addition of the Senior Care Worker role to the Shortage Occupation List and what this means for care providers. We also provide an update on Right to Work Checks and the EU Settlement Scheme.

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Royds Withy King advises on sale of Sentinel Healthcare to Allegra Care and Moorfield

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Corporate Partner Hazel Phillips, from our dedicated Health & Social Care sector team, has advised the shareholders of Hampshire provider Sentinel Healthcare on its acquisition by operator Allegra Care and real estate fund manager Moorfield.

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Social care webinar: Essential HR and employment law update

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Social care webinar

Royds Withy King’s Health & Social Care team are pleased to invite you to our webinar providing a practical update and guidance on how to tackle the current HR and employment law challenges in the care sector.

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Mavern House Nursing Home in Wiltshire sold to Welford Healthcare

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Specialist business property adviser, Christie & Co, has announced the sale of Mavern House Nursing Home in the hamlet of Shaw, near Melksham in Wiltshire, to Welford Healthcare. Royds Withy King acted on behalf of the sellers.

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Leasehold reform – how does this affect retirement housing?

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The biggest reforms to property law for 40 years have been announced following the publication of proposed reforms for leasehold properties by the Housing Secretary, Robert Jenrick.

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MAC recommends extension to Shortage Occupation List for care sector

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The Migration Advisory Committee has today recommended that care managers and proprietors, senior care workers and nursing assistants be added to the Shortage Occupation List. It is a move that will be welcomed by a sector facing significant staffing shortages over the next decade.

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Royds Withy King advise on sale of ‘outstanding’ Bristol care home

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Royds Withy King advise on sale of ‘outstanding’ Bristol care home

Royds Withy King, a leading provider of legal services to the social care sector, has advised on the sale of an ‘outstanding’ CQC-rated care home in Bristol.

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MPs and commentators misguided to call for care home residents to be moved into hospitals

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The Care Association Alliance, a professional body that represents 38 regional Care Associations who between them represent thousands of care services across the UK, have today issued this statement in response to MPs, notably Shadow Heath Secretary Jonathan Ashworth MP, calling for care residents to be moved from their homes into hospital environments.

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Health & Social Care sector team at Royds Withy King completes Bristol care home deal

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Buyacarehome members, Chandler & Co and Royds Withy King, have completed today on the acquisition of The Gables Residential Care Home in Hanham, Bristol, for existing operator Paul and Jacky Edwards who already own Compton View Residential Home in Yeovil. Albert Goodman advised on the financial and tax aspects of the purchase.

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Call for Government to urgently clarify Job Retention Scheme eligibility requirements for health and social care providers

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On Thursday 26 March the Government released new guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS). In so doing, it has created significant uncertainty as to whether health and social care providers are eligible under the Job Retention Scheme which allows businesses to designate workers as furloughed and recover 80% of their wages from the Government.

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Health & Social Care sector team at Royds Withy King acts for the sellers of a Hampshire care home

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The Health and Social Care Team at law firm Royds Withy King has supported sellers of a Hampshire care home to Hartford Care, an established operator for an undisclosed sum.

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