Capsticks, with NHS Employers, has produced a suite of resources designed to support the NHS workforce, including podcasts and guidance. Also, see below for latest news updates and upcoming events.
Read a selection of relevant news articles from Capsticks’ website:
01/06/2017 - EAT gives guidance on when sleep-ins count for purposes of the national minimum wage
11/04/2017 - New rules on publishing information on trade union facility time
29/03/2017 - Government triggers Article 50 – implications for your workforce
21/03/2017 - Service provision changes and the principal purpose test
16/03/2017 - Further requirements for NHS providers wishing to engage off-payroll workers
Changes to salary sacrifice arrangements from April 2017
01/03/2017 - Trade Union Act in force from 1 March
15/02/2017 - Unmarried cohabitants entitled to receive survivor's pension
Hot topics - listen to the first podcast in our new series where Martin Hamilton, partner and head of employment at Capsticks, discusses culture and behaviour in healthcare workplaces.
- Bullying and harassment - Christina McAnea - Head of Health for Unison.
- Brexit - Kate Ling - Senior European Policy Manager in the NHS Confederation's European Office
Workforce of 2020 - In this series, Kelvin Cheatle, consultant at Capsticks, interviews key workforce leaders to discuss their thoughts on the NHS Workforce of 2020, including the possible impact of devolution and recruitment supply.
IR35 and the new requirements for NHS employers
- Dean Royles - HR director at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.
- Lord Norman Warner - Member of the House of Lords and former Minister of State at the Department of Health.
- Danny Mortimer - Chief executive at NHS Employers.
- Deborah Tarrant - Director of people and organisational development at Barking Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust.
Major changes have been introduced to the intermediaries legislation (commonly known as IR35) which apply where the services of an individual are provided through an intermediary to a “public authority” which includes all NHS organisations.