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The statutory provision of care touches many areas of life.

Where a party in divorce proceedings was living in a care home, we were insturcted to liaise with a council over whether a settlement proposal in matrimonial ancillary relief proceedings which involved the direction of money into a trust would be covered by the deprivation of assets rules for means testing purposes. If the deprivation rules applied, the marital settlement would simply go to defray local authority care costs.

Providing advice in a matrimonial ancillary relief claim about the social care means testing implications of a proposed settlement where a party was in a care home and how the local authority response may be mitigated.

To provide evidence on causation in a claim for professional negligence against a solicitor where property placed in trust was recovered against by a local authority

In an action involving a disputed estate under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975, advising on the availability of statutory care funding which may mitigate the dependency.

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Moving closer towards 21st century pensions trusteeship

The Pensions Regulator is proposing clarity on its powers to impose financial penalties on trustees. The outcome may mean an increase in fines.

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Professional Trustees - a chimera of the pensions world?

The Pensions Regulator consults on a definition of 'professional trustee' as we face an increasing drive towards '21st century trusteeship'.

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Charity trustees criticised for selling property too cheaply

Charity Commission finds ‘basic and serious mismanagement’ by the trustees in selling land for £15m less than it was worth.

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Charity Tax Group Regional Meeting

Date: 04 May 2017

Venue: Radisson Blu Hotel, The Light, Leeds

Speaker: CTG’s Chairman and Technical Adviser

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Through the Maze - June 2017

Date: 06 Jun 2017

Venue: DoubleTree by Hilton, Leeds

Speaker: Various

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Employment Law Update for Charities 2017

Date: 15 Jun 2017

Venue: Hilton Leeds City

Speaker: Guest Speaker: David D'Souza, CIPD, Head of London

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