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Local government briefing note 4 of 2015: cap on care costs and new appeals system - reforms on the horizon
  • Eversheds LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 8 2015

On 4 February 2015, the government launched a consultation on draft regulations implementing the cap on care costs contained in the Care Act 2014


Local government briefing note 3 of 2015: deal or no deal: what's inside the red brief case
  • Eversheds LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 24 2015

Another year, another budget. So what have we learnt from the contents of the infamous red brief case? Here are some of the highlights for the local


The devolution revolution
  • Eversheds LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 11 2014

Almost a decade to the day after the rejection by voters of a regional assembly for the North East, the announcement has been made of a historic


Care Act 2014
  • Eversheds LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 15 2014

The Care Act 2014, which received Royal Assent on 14 May 2014, will impose new obligations on local authorities in respect of the provision of social


Scrutiny in local government in Wales
  • Eversheds LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 5 2014

A report from the Auditor General for Wales has recommended that Welsh local authorities should implement scrutiny improvement action plans. The


Local Government newsletter May 2014
  • Eversheds LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 29 2014

The Department for Communities and Local Government (CLG) has published a Local Government Transparency Code. The code has been issued by the


Proposed changes to rules for solicitors employed by local authorities
  • Eversheds LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 13 2013

The Solicitors Regulation Authority has undertaken consultation on proposed changes to the rules for solicitors employed by local authorities. The


Local government briefing note 34 of 2012: standards of conduct
  • Eversheds LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 7 2012

Local authorities should by now be familiar with operating their new arrangements regulating the conduct of their members


Local government briefing note 35 of 2012: Growth and Infrastructure Bill
  • Eversheds LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 7 2012

The Growth and Infrastructure Bill, which was published and presented to Parliament in October, was described by the Prime Minister as being about helping our country compete in the global race and building an aspiration nation where we back those who want to get on in life


Thurrock Borough Council v West 2012 All ER (D) 99 (Nov)
  • Eversheds LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 28 2012

In this case, the defendant’s grandparents had been granted a weekly tenancy of a three-bedroom house in the claimant local authority’s area in 1967