Further to last weeks item with reference to Britain's 48 hour week "opt out". Finland had suggested a compromise proposal but France, Spain and Italy refused to back the option. The resulting non agreement between members means that Britain's "opt out" remains in place.
The "opt out" is not an option only for Britain, other countries could also use it. However, Britain is the only country to make widespread use of it.
Care agency acquisition
Clairmar Care Group plc has agreed to by BR Care group Ltd, for a maximum consideration �1.4m. BR Care Group operate from branches in Bradford, Craven, Rochdale and Chester. They deliver 3500 hours per week and currently employ 150 care workers.
A client review took place in Norfolk and a risk assessment review was held in Suffolk.
Potential carers have been interviewed in Norfolk and in Devon.
A Respite post has been taken on in Somerset. Frail, elderly couple. Salary �622.00 inc. Care Manager Ruth Divey.
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