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by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed Aug 17, 2011 2:29 pm
Forum: Challenging decisions
Topic: s/s complaint
Replies: 4
Views: 7613

Re: s/s complaint

Hi Modsas,

I am in the process of replying to your private message (PM) so rather than sending you 2 separate answers, I will deal with the issues you raise here in the PM.

Best wishes

Suzie
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed Aug 17, 2011 2:06 pm
Forum: Legal orders
Topic: LA Duty of Care
Replies: 4
Views: 4313

Re: LA Duty of Care

Hi Grace, I’m one of the advisors at FRG. To make sure I give you the right answer, I would like a little bit more information from you so could you please answer these couple of questions? 1. When you say “recover costs” what do you mean? Do you mean in terms of compensation or in getting backdated...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed Aug 17, 2011 1:44 pm
Forum: Finance and benefits
Topic: sgo allowance
Replies: 1
Views: 3175

Re: sgo allowance

Hi, Yes SGO allowance is still means tested. However the LA, when deciding the amount of allowance to pay, should have regard to the amount of foster care allowance that would be paid if the child was fostered. This was upheld in the case of R(B) v Lewisham LBC (2008) EWHC 738. Please have a look at...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon Aug 01, 2011 3:04 pm
Forum: Contact
Topic: SW has left us high and dry again
Replies: 1
Views: 2914

Re: SW has left us high and dry again

Hi GrannyP Sorry to hear of the difficulties you are having. I would recommend that you get in touch with the Social Worker Team Manager and explain the situation you are in and see if they can assist you. If they are not able to or simply will not help, then contact the Independent Reviewing Office...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon Aug 01, 2011 2:04 pm
Forum: Legal orders
Topic: Update on SGO - good news
Replies: 1
Views: 2164

Re: Update on SGO - good news

Well done, that is great news.