Workplace Accidents – New Law Scraps Employees’ Rights

New legislation will make it more dangerous for employees to go to work, according to Huddersfield solicitors Ridley & Hall.  The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 removes the right [...]

Tick Tock – The Time is Now for Family Members

“There is no time like the present” is an old saying but it could not be more appropriate for family and friends carers and the support groups that work with them. Frequently when [...]

Undue Influence – a Cautionary Tale

The only child of a wealthy diplomat has failed in her attempt to overturn her late father’s Will. The case serves as yet another warning to disappointed beneficiaries who want to sue. Chloe [...]

Latest ‘Bedroom Tax’ Challenge against the Government for Grandparent Carers

The controversial government policy faces a new challenge as Child Poverty Action Group has recently issued judicial review proceedings. Mr and Mrs Rutherford look after their grandson Warren who [...]

Nigel Crosses the Line in Impressive Time

Nigel Priestley joined the Family Rights Group running team last week and took part in the Royal Parks Half Marathon in support of kinship carers. Having just celebrated his 61st birthday the [...]

Steep Rise in Elderly Abuse and Neglect Allegations

In the last year there has been a 28.4% increase in alerts made to councils about abuse of older people.  Data just released from the Health and Social Care Information Centre reveals that in [...]

Specialist Adoption Website Launched

With the news in September that nearly 4,000 children were adopted from care in the year to March 2013, the government is pressing local authorities to do more. They want more to be done to [...]

Ridley & Hall wins Law Firm of the Year 2013

We are delighted to announce Ridley & Hall Solicitors won Law Firm of the Year at the Yorkshire Lawyer Awards 2013. The ceremony took place last night at Clarence Dock in Leeds. The category [...]