DBS Checks – The Basics

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Most personal assistants will at some time in their career be asked to provide a DBS check because they are working where there are children or vulnerable people. This bulletin summarises some essential information to help you understand what they are, the process for getting one and who might need to have one. What is […]

Flu jabs for Personal Assistants

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As of May 2016 it is expected that all front line care staff be offered the flu vaccination by their employer. We’ve collated some information about it which will hopefully be of use. Why PAs are offered vaccination Reducing your chance of catching flu means you’re less likely to pass it onto any employers who […]

PAs and Insurance

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We get asked about PA insurance quite a lot. This article focuses on what we found when we looked into it. Insurance for individuals employing PAs and carers in their own home is still a relatively new area for the insurance industry, but accidents and mistakes do happen so it’s really important to be certain […]