With the dreaded “B” word still looming large across politics, it’s likely that social care issues will continue to be kicked into the long grass for some time. The Green Paper that has been promised since March 2017, aimed at tackling concerns about the affordability and sustainability of social care, is due at any moment (we are told…).
But whilst the delays continue, it is those needing care, their carers’ and families that are bearing the costs, financially and emotionally, of the current fragile system. The Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman has reported a year on year rise in complaints about social care and according to their latest annual review, this is now the second largest area of complaints that they deal with.
As Easter fast approaches, it’s inevitable that holiday plans are beginning to be made. It’s also to be expected that both parents will want to spend quality time with their children. However, agreeing child arrangements to everybody’s satisfaction can often be difficult.
Moore and Tibbits Solicitors are pleased introduce their new ‘Fixed Fee Service’ for Small Claims. This means that for a fixed cost, navigating your way through the Small Claims Court can be a less daunting and over whelming experience.