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The High Court has granted a council powers to help it crack down on ‘unauthorised’ traveller encampments.
The Court of Appeal has today ruled councils cannot use selective licensing conditions to impose new standards on private rented homes.
Care England has been granted the right to intervene in the Court of Appeal’s sleep-in-shift case raising hopes the care sector’s impending £400m financial crisis can be averted.
A Yorkshire council is planning on suing Highways England in an effort to recover Selby bypass repair costs.
Fife Council is facing fresh legal proceedings over the non-payment of equal pay awards, a trade union has warned.
Tiffany Cloynes argues that new guidance from the Solicitors Regulation Authority will not stop local authorities from sharing legal services.
One in 10 council bosses fear their local authority will not have enough funding to fulfil their statutory duties in 2018/19, an exclusive survey has found today.
Brent has become the first council in the country to use the Proceeds of Crime Act (POCA) against slum landlords for breaches of licensing conditions.
Latest figures estimate that over 130,000 people living in the community aged 65+ have suffered financial abuse at some point since turning 65. This, it would appear, is only the tip of a largely unreported financial abuse iceberg.
From council pay to the Housing White Paper, here is a run-down of the 100 most popular stories on LocalGov during 2017.