The case of Ilott V The Blue Cross And Others  UKSC 17 is unprecedented as it is the first claim made under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 (the Act) that has reached the Supreme Court.
A number of the key provisions of the Trade Union Act 2016 came into force on 1 March 2017. Not surprisingly the passage of the Act through parliament was controversial and it was subject to a number of amendments before reaching its final form.
In an environment where parental contributions are becoming the 'norm', we re-visit the charging regime and consider whether this is workable for schools in the contexts of government cuts and other financial pressures.
On 6 April just as schools, parents and pupils were turning to thoughts of the Easter holidays, the Supreme Court handed down its judgement in one of the most high profile and controversial cases in recent times, with wide ranging effects.
In Adeshina v St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Others, the Court of Appeal considered whether or not an employee's poor attitude to organisational change in the workplace was sufficient to result in dismissal for gross misconduct.