The role of the court in cases involving disabled children

Friday 27 July 2012 HAYLEY TRIM’S ANALYSIS: DISABLED CHILDREN, THRESHOLD AND THE UNIQUE CASE OF RE K The case in question was one dealt with by Nigel Priestley, Ridley & Hall [...]

Carer smashes London Authority’s key Kinship Care policy

Wednesday 18 July 2012 After a 2 year battle, a “Grandparent kinship” carer’s court action has smashed a key policy of  the London Borough of Merton for financial support of kinship carers. [...]

Abused Woman received £15,000 from Kirklees Council

Tuesday 17 July 2012 The Local Government Ombudsman found that Kirklees Council failed to protect a local young woman for whom they were responsible “Katrina”. They did not take into account her [...]

Logbook loan scandal

Tuesday 03 July 2012 A growing trend of so called ‘logbook loans’ is worrying debt advisers. People who borrow money against a car or a motorbike, are at risk of losing their vehicle –  [...]