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Direct Payments E-Newsletter – March 2022

Contents: 1. Facebook 2. Employment updates 3. Personal Assistants wage rates 4. Government National Living/Minimum Wage changes 5. Annual leave 6. Recruitment 7. DP Card reminders Click here to download.

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Pay rate increase and March Employ with Confidence Workshop

Please note the maximum rate payable to an employee has been agreed to be increased to £10.50 per hour apart from in exceptional circumstances. If you want to discuss a wage increase for your PAs or if you require any amendment to terms and conditions templates please...

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Employ with Confidence Workshop – 15 September

A date for your diary – our next Employ with Confidence Workshop will be on Wednesday the 15th September from 10am – 11.30am hosted by Mark Bates Insurance. The event will be online via Microsoft teams, support to access this can be provided. The workshop will cover...

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Connecting People opportunity

Connecting People provides an opportunity to think more about how we can work around these barriers, enabling individuals to take part in activities and make new connections or reconnect with others. Connecting People is about working together, as equals, looking at...

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Home testing is now available for PAs

To order home testing kits your PA should go to When asked why you want to order a test there is an option to say ‘I am a PA in England.’ Please note each PA should order 4 tests. To do this they need to select ‘add another...

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