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Local authorities could face a big increase in claims by foster children over historic or recent child abuse after a landmark ruling by the Supreme Court.
William Eichler explores the impact backdated payments for sleep-in shifts could have on the future of social care.
A legal loophole has allowed big developers in Kensington and Chelsea to avoid building over 700 social homes - enough to house those made homeless by the Grenfell fire.
In the first of a two part review of claims against local authority social services departments, Kella Bowers and Andrew Ellis consider the effects of claims alleging a failure to protect children from child sexual exploitation and abuse in care.
Four Oxfordshire councils have won the right to a fresh hearing over proposals to downgrade services at Horton General Hospital.
Councils in Scotland have spent £750m settling equal pay claims since 2004, with 27,000 claims still outstanding, a public spending watchdog has revealed.
Islington Council has successfully prosecuted a letting agent for issuing ‘sham licences’ in the first prosecution of its kind.
Glasgow City Council will look into making payments to potentially thousands of women workers after a court ruling suggested that the council might have been paying them less than their male colleagues.
Sheffield City Council has won a court battle against people protesting about its tree-felling programme.
Health boards in Wales ‘misinterpreted’ the law regarding who is responsible for paying for nurses to deliver social care in residential homes, a court has ruled.