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When you sign up to become an active member of the YtB community you can expect unlimited access to all of the helpful advice, guidance, articles, tools and resources that you need to deliver a professional and competent service to your clients. Here are some of the benefits our members enjoy.

YtB Community

Become part of the YtB online community working and communicating with other like minded people to reach a common goal.  From your dashboard you will find that your unlimited access to the whole of YtB is a click away.

Carer Register

Raise your professional credibility and attract clients by showing that you have been checked / verified by the YtB team.  Join one of the UK’s fastest growing registers of independent and self employed carers / personal assistants and demonstrate your commitment to safe, ethical and competent practice.


Unlimited access to the library of documents, templates and reference guides you need to operate your business and service your clients on a daily basis.  Our easy to use search facility means you can quickly access and download the documents you need.

The Directory

YtB has put together a useful directory of support organisations, companies  and individuals who can provide benefit to our members and also visitors to the site.  As a paid up member of the YtB community you can expect to appear in The Directory as well as the Paid Carer Register.


We have a host of clever tools that our members can access, our Postcode Checker allows you to quickly identify a clients local authority, the Salary wizard helps you to determine what you could earn and the Care Needs Helper can help you to create a useful document that can be shared with your clients and their families.


Stay informed wherever you are with unlimited access to our informative articles on the topics suggested by our members.  Search the archives to easily find the information you need, ask a question or get involved in the debate.

Carers Register

If you are, or are intending to become a Paid Carer or Support Worker then you should consider registering on the You're the Boss Paid Carer Register

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Setting up my care business

Advice and Guidance


How To Become A Self-Employed Carer / Paid Carer (The basics)

Are you thinking about becoming a self-employed carer, but not sure how to get started? We have put together some essential advice to point you in the right direction. Providing ...

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What insurance do I need to work as a paid carer?

If you are working as a self-employed paid carer, you run a small care business or you are a care provider, then it is imperative that you have carer insurance ...

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The problem of getting a DBS check as a Paid Carer

Time and time again people in the care industry are coming up against problems getting a DBS check.  For those who are self-employed as a Paid Carer the problem is ...

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Could the coronavirus crisis drive social care reform?

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The National Living Wage has increased – make sure you’re getting paid enough as a paid carer

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17 Mar

COVID-19 (coronavirus) – what do paid carers need to know? Keeping clients safe, self-isolation and sick pay

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Join the YtB community. A community that's full of like minded people who are supportive and understanding. You can stay informed wherever you are, with unlimited access to all of the YtB articles, tools and resources, plus lots of exclusive members only content.