Section 3 ("S.3") of the Local Government Act 1999 requires local authorities to make 'arrangements' to secure continuous improvement in the way their functions are exercised, and to consult about how to do so.
Are you considering making changes to your academy? Or are you a church school converting to academy status? If so, you will need to be aware of the recent changes to the Department for Education (DfE) guidance.
Those of us who draft Wills for a living are used to inserting the words "last Will" into the Wills that we draft. But a last Will is not necessarily the final word on how an estate will devolve on the testator's death.
There has long been confusion about whether legally binding documents can be signed electronically. The Law Commission is attempting to answer this question once and for all with a new consultation looking into the electronic execution of documents.
We look back at the recent developments since the EU Succession Regulation (or Brussels IV as it is also known) came into force, with the intention of harmonising estate administration across the European Union.