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The wonderful people who support the RCPA…


Borderless is a technology platform revolutionising hiring and sponsorship.

From sponsor licence applications to your ongoing recruitment, immigration and compliance needs, our platform makes everything fast, low-risk and low-cost, enabling you to take back control and avoid expensive third parties.

Backed by leading care organisations, fully compliant with regulatory bodies, we help care providers solve hiring challenges to build a permanent, high-quality workforce.

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📞 0330 808 0086


Howden’s dedicated team of care insurance specialists have supported care homes and hospices for over 20 years’. Today’s increasingly complex and diverse risk environment makes it challenging for care businesses to deliver quality service whilst being commercially viable. All of our policies are specifically designed for the care sector, with flexible and comprehensive cover tailored to suit your requirements.

As the world’s largest independent insurance broker, Howden can provide the independent advice and choice so that you can feel confident that you have the protection you need when it matters the most.

Howden cater to the full spectrum of insurance requirements, whether professional, commercial or personal, including but not limited to;

For more information please contact James Chambers at or on 0117 453 9928

Marr Procurement

We are a small procurement consultancy, unique in that we focus exclusively on the care sector and we have an experienced team with strong values. Our operating model consists of 3 steps: we Find savings, Get savings & Keep savings; this is underpinned by a team with deep sector & supplier knowledge.

For more information contact Christoph Marr on 01206 382888 or at

Optimise Workplace Wellbeing

Optimise Workplace Wellbeing, works with organisations and businesses to plan, implement and deliver wellbeing strategies and training into the workplace. The service you receive is bespoke and tailored to meet the needs of your business and its vision, and our promise is that we continue to support you once we are engaged, completely free of charge. 
As a QualSafe Registered Training Centre, we offer OfQual accredited Mental Health First Aid, Mental Health Awareness & First Aid in the Workplace qualifications.
We also provide a range of Wellbeing therapies, including but not limited to Massage, Yoga, Relaxation Workshops, Mindfulness, Stress & Anxiety Coaching as well as Executive Coaching, our new Wellbeing Leadership Programme – a 6 module training programme, and our incredible Wellbeing Retreats, focused at Senior Leaders to enable them to appreciate and learn about the benefits of having a robust mental health and wellbeing programme in place.


FREE Wellbeing Health Check: 

Let us look at what you have on offer to support your colleagues’ mental health and wellness and let us help to see how we can help you utilise this for your employees in the most effective way possible. Helping to reduce absenteeism and create a happy, valued team of people within your organisation is our area of expertise.

MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID QUALIFICATION: £245.00 instead of £295.00 

Throughout this 2-day course, learners will develop the knowledge, skills, and confidence to actively promote positive mental health in the workplace by covering a range of topics, including: understanding mental health and its importance, awareness of their own wellbeing as a Mental Health First Aider, common mental health conditions, Learn how to spot the signs and support people that are struggling with a wide range of mental health conditions, including: Depression, Suicide, Anxiety Disorders (including OCD, Panic Disorder, Phobias, Social Anxiety, Separation Anxiety, Generalised Anxiety Disorder and PTSD), Eating Disorders, Psychosis and Self-Injury and learn how to support those experiencing poor mental health at work with tools such as active listening and non-judgmental support.

We also offer a further reduced discount when organisations book their own in house training, making the Mental Health First Aid qualification just £195 per person (minimum numbers apply).

For more information and bookings, contact Jo Ashton at or on 07912 446261

RWK Goodman

Health & Social Care team at RWK Goodman

The Health & Social Care team at RWK Goodman is a recognised market leader, with in-depth knowledge and experience in the social care sector. Based across London, Thames Valley and the South West, our team of lawyers are fully immersed in social care, which enables us to cut to the heart of urgent matters quickly, and help you plan for what may lie ahead.

Our aim is to get to know your business and become the strategic advisors you trust to provide insightful, pragmatic solutions. Our clients include nursing and residential homes, hospices, homecare agencies, supported living, specialist colleges and children’s services and our advice covers many areas, including:

We are the legal partners for a number of local care associations, the Care Association Alliance, the Outstanding Society, the Care Innovation Hub and Care England.

These are some of the things our clients have said about us:

The information that has been provided has been concise, in plain English (jargon free), and the instructions from you and your team have been thorough, and crystal clear. In addition to this, we always receive a prompt response, and you and your staff always go the extra mile to deliver great advice. It is a pleasure dealing with you and your team, and we look forward to collaboratively enhancing the great partnership we are developing over the next few years.”

“We are very happy with the excellent legal service we have received. The lawyers we have worked with are extremely responsive, their advice always comprehensive and solution-focused, bringing peace of mind in often challenging circumstances. We have been particularly impressed with the level of in-depth knowledge (within their specialist areas) they possess that is specific not only to the Health and Social Care sector but to care providers in particular. They have a clear understanding of the industry and their advice is tailored accordingly to our needs, our goals, and the challenges we face.”.

Key contacts

Hazel Phillips

Partner, Head of Health & Social Care | Corporate & Commercial

T: 01225 730 166

M: 07776 241 235


James Sage

Partner, Health & Social Care | Employment & HR

T: 01225 730 231

M: 07508 297 597


Mei-Ling Huang

Partner, Health & Social Care | Regulation & Dispute Resolution

T: 01225 459 950

M: 07944 996 256


Rob Walton

Partner, Health & Social Care | Real Estate

T: 01225 459 982

M: 07796 399 797

Become a Partner

If you are interested in partnering with RCPA please drop us an email at or call us on 01823 351630