Health and Social Care: Matthew Wort provides some key questions about your readiness to provide new solutions in a changing social care environment and how to provide a public service to be proud of.

Education: Chris Whittington looks at what more collaborative working to support children and young people in education can mean for the future.

Local Government: Mark Cook looks at the balance between what the Government is proposing and the realities of what this means for local government.

Social Business: David Alcock looks at what the surge of interest in social enterprise could mean for the way that we do business to enhance communities for the future.

Housing: Jonathan Cox identifies three key things that the Government will be looking for from housing associations ahead of potentially one of the most important years in the history of the social housing movement.

It's true that we can't predict the future, but having the right discussions about the right issues, can prepare you for the changes that are on their way.

Is £400m enough?
Is £400m enough?

The government announced on 16 May that it will provide a fund of £400m to cover the costs of removal and replacement of cladding to high rise residential blocks which have failed tests.

The problems with co-owned properties and attorneys
The problems with co-owned properties and attorneys

Whilst some people are under the impression that preparing a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is simply a case of completing a form and ticking a few boxes, it is about far more than this.

What's mine is (not) yours!
What's mine is (not) yours!

A big fear for some people facing divorce and the inevitable carving up of the matrimonial assets. They seek assurances that such assets will be “ring-fenced” and retained for them.

How to avoid the PET trap
How to avoid the PET trap

When an individual is thinking about making a gift to another individual, consideration needs to be given to the Potentially Exempt Transfer (PET) trap.

Fictitious divorces
Fictitious divorces

Arising from the recent Family Division announcement, people who think they are legally divorced may in fact still be married.