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Royal Commission on Long Term Care backs free nursing care with means-tested hotel costs

The Royal Commission on Long Term Care has backed free nursing care for the elderly. Commission chair Sir Stewart Sutherland says that the Commission wants the Government to pay for free nursing care from central funds.


The Commission believes that &#39hotel costs&#39 should be paid for by means testing.


Sir Stewart Sutherland says:”We must shatter the myth that the nation cannot afford to pay for personal care for its people. We have taken advice from the most eminent economists and we are confident that we have got our sums right.”

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Guide: how to… communicate with your pension members

Effective communication of your pension scheme is a large part of getting auto-enrolment right. Delivering the same message to all employees is not necessarily the way to go. To assist you with the communication of your pension scheme, we have provided some key areas to think about, such as:

  • What to consider when segmenting your workforce
  • How to communicate to pension scheme members at the right time in their member lifecycle
  • What topics you should be discussing with your pension members
  • The new pension freedoms and the importance of communicating them

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