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What is the Court of Protection?


In this blog, we explain what the Court of Protection is, and why it matters if you have a disabled child or a loved one with a learning disability. Gov.uk defines the Court of Protection’s role as follows: We make decisions on financial or welfare matters for people who can’t make decisions at the time

Benefits for carers – a quick guide to Carer’s Allowance


Regular readers will know I like to keep you up to date with what’s going on behind the scenes at the DWP, and carers’ issues have been in the news at the time of writing this blog. Frank Field MP, Chair of the Work and Pensions Committee was recently outraged at the Government’s rejection of

Philip Warford collecting STEP Employer Partnership certificate

Renaissance Legal awarded STEP Employer Partnership status


Sussex firm Renaissance Legal has achieved specialist accreditation for its private client team, becoming one of only a handful of practices in the South East region to be recognised as a STEP Employer Partner. Launched in 2016, the Employer Partnership Programme was developed to help employers deliver the best possible learning and professional development outcomes