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Part 3: Impact of Domestic Abuse Act 2021 for those working with vulnerable adults:

Stay up to date with the law series. This is part 3 of the 3-part law series on the Domestic Abuse Act. You can remind yourselves of part 1 https://www.kingsleyknight.co.uk/are-you-up-to-date-with-the-domestic-abuse-act-2021/ and part 2 https://www.kingsleyknight.co.uk/part-2-impact-of-domestic-abuse-act-2021-for-those-working-with-children-and-families/ by clicking the links. Prior to the implementation of the Domestic Abuse Act 2021, vulnerable adults … Continue reading

Part 2: Impact of Domestic Abuse Act 2021 for those working with Children and Families:

This is part 2 of the 3-part law series on the Domestic Abuse Act. You can remind yourselves of part 1 by clicking here https://www.kingsleyknight.co.uk/are-you-up-to-date-with-the-domestic-abuse-act-2021/ as this is a follow up of part 1. This legal blog post is for those who specifically work with children and families. Local authorities … Continue reading

Are you up to date with the Domestic Abuse Act 2021?

Do you want to be up to date with legislation bur worried that this may be boring boring? We can help you as our mission at Kingsley Knight Training is to make the law easy to understand so that as social care professionals you are able to support children, families … Continue reading

Remote Court Hearings during COVID 19 pandemic – part 2- what should I do?

Remote Hearings-the important part: what should I do Remote Hearings During this pandemic crisis, all effective hearing, with the court’s permission are to be held remotely either by telephone phone or video conferencing. No formal application for a remote hearing is required. Prior to the Hearing: Be prepared If you … Continue reading

Judge criticises social worker for poor case records

A recent case highlights the importance of social work case records, in which the Judge advised the local authority to undertake training in gathering, preserving and disclosing evidence. Don’t be left vulnerable to the consequences of poor evidence, read the tips provided by Kingsley Knight on the importance of contemporaneous … Continue reading