Factsheet number: 7.2
Your PA’s employment status, i.e. whether they are employed or self-employed, is not a matter of choice. Whether a PA is employed or self-employed depends upon the terms and conditions of their engagement with you.
Factsheet number: 7.3
The purpose of this factsheet is to guide employers of children and young people. Children and young people may be at risk in the workplace because they lack experience and trained judgement.
Factsheet number: 7.4
If you intend to employ a PA to act as a childminder for your children, you should read this factsheet to check whether they need to register as a childminder.
Factsheet number: 7.5
Volunteering is a socially beneficial activity that is freely entered into and unpaid. However, although volunteers are not paid for the work they do, this doesn’t mean that they should be out of pocket after giving their time.
Factsheet number: 7.8
This factsheet outlines the steps you need to take if your direct payments have stopped. Following these simple steps will enable you to make sure all required payments are made and all unused funds are returned to your local authority.
Factsheet number: 7.9
Receiving a direct payment from your local Council or the NHS allows you to purchase support to meet your health and/ or social care needs in a variety of different ways. Many people choose to recruit and manage their own Personal Assistants (PAs) however you may prefer to use the services of a care agency to provide your care instead.
Factsheet number: 7.10
This factsheet is for people using direct payments who need a high level of care and support. It looks at the different arrangements you can put in place for employing PAs if you need care and support throughout the day and/or the night.
Factsheet number: 7.13
This factsheet is to guide you through the steps of notifying relevant authorities relating to a Direct Payment.
Factsheet number: 7.14
This factsheet provides information about problems that may arise with your direct payment budget, and steps you can take to resolve them.
Factsheet number: 7.17
As an employer, you can use this factsheet as a guide to your own employee data privacy.