Legal Challenge to PIP mobility changes

Legal Challenge to PIP mobility changes

Back in March 2017 the Government changed the regulations on PIP. You can read our article about it here>. Regulations are the statements added onto the end of a law to say how the law will be achieved, its scope and limits – rules. The Government changed the...
Mental Capacity Act Video

Mental Capacity Act Video

The Mental Capacity Act is the law about how people can be supported to make decisions for themselves, including the right to make mistakes. The Social Care Institute of Excellence has produced a subtitled video that is mainly made up of people who needs its help,...
Obesity = Disability

Obesity = Disability

In an unexpected decision by the European Court, Obesity has been ruled as a disability. This will have an impact on how employers treat their obese staff. The ruling states that those staff with significant obesity may be treated as disabled, which means they may...

Legal for mediation

The Legal Aid Agency have confirmed that from 3 November 2014 both clients coming into mediation will be eligible for a free assessment and a free first mediation session if one party is eligible for legal aid.   This is very good news for clients who are not eligible...
Care Act 2014 Leaflet

Care Act 2014 Leaflet

The Care Act 2014 comes into force in April 2015, and covers care and support for adults and support for carers. The revised Code of Practice has not been published yet, but this leaflet looks at the main areas covered by the new law. You can download a One Voice...
Bus wheelchair access test case

Bus wheelchair access test case

How many wheelchair users or people with mobility impairments have been unable to sit in the area designed for them because pushchairs are taking up all the room? We have heard it from a lot of our members and users that the drivers do not tell the person with the...
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