Universal Credit ‘retrograde’ step in tackling domestic abuse

Universal Credit ‘retrograde’ step in tackling domestic abuse

Single household payments under UC are a ‘retrograde’ step which makes it difficult for victims of domestic violence to escape their abuser, according to MPs.

‘Lessons have been learned’ after child abuse case, council says

Kirklees Council insists ‘lessons have been learned’ in the wake of what has been described as a seven-year campaign of rape and abuse in Huddersfield.

‘Lessons have been learned’ after child abuse case, council says
Building a secure future for EU children in the UK

Kamena Dorling explores what impact Brexit may have on European national children living in the UK, especially those in local authority care.

Why attitude will drive more houses being delivered

Mark Cook argues that lifting the HRA cap will not solve the housing crisis alone, especially as it is only a viable solution for councils with their own housing stock.

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Reesink Turfcare

Bringing you Toro’s first super-duty utility vehicle, the Outcross 9060, and the brand’s new 12ft pull-behind rotary mower is distributor Reesink Turfcare on stand H010 at SALTEX 2018.

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The British Pest Control Association

The British Pest Control Association is calling on local authorities active in pest management to enter its major awards event.

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Merriott

A primary school in Kent has opted for brand new low surface temperature (LST) radiators from Merriott as part of a complete overhaul of its antiquated, underperforming heating system.