TITLE

'Be your own boss' offer gets cool reception from social work leaders

PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
Community Care;3/4/2010, Issue 1808, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a proposal by the Great Britain's Conservative Party for public sector social workers to form co-operative societies. A policy paper on this states that the cooperatives will be able to decide on management structures and the management will be responsible for any poor performance. However, the unions believe it might lead to illegal privatisation and the legal experts state it might raise doubts on accountability and financial responsibility when social care is concerned.
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48964731

 

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