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On 13 April 2011, whilst visiting Carisbrooke Castle on the Isle of Wight, a 60 year old grandfather fell into a dry moat and suffered a serious head injury. In English Heritage v Taylor the Court of…Read more
The team examines the recently published report by the Audit Commission “Protecting the Public Purse 2014: fighting fraud against local government” and draw out the key issues and recommendations for…Read more
Liz Harrison and Perry Hill review the recent case of Butcher v Southend-on Sea Borough Council (2014) in which the Court of Appeal considered whether the existence of a system of inspection was…Read more
Balancing the burden of health and safety legislation, whilst maintaining progress in health and safety outcomes is an ongoing challenge for the all businesses and the public sector is no exception.…Read more
Local authority: no vicarious liability or non-delegable duty owed in respect of foster parents’ acts
Andrea Ward highlights the key issues and comments on the effect for local authorities when the High Court found there to be no negligence on the part of a local authority in respect of failure to…Read more