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Guidance: OPG privacy notice: guardianship supervision

Guidance: OPG privacy notice: guardianship supervision

Find out about the Office of the Public Guardian’s guardianship supervision privacy policy and how we collect and process your data.

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Detailed guide: Ffurflenni a chanllawiau ar gyfer atwrneiaeth a dirprwyon

Detailed guide: Ffurflenni a chanllawiau ar gyfer atwrneiaeth a dirprwyon

Canllawiau, ffurflenni a phapurau polisi Cymraeg gan Swyddfa’r Gwarcheidwad Cyhoeddus.

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Nick Goodwin appointed as Public Guardian

Nick Goodwin appointed as Public Guardian

The new Public Guardian for England and Wales and Chief Executive of the Office of the Public Guardian has been announced.

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Nick Goodwin appointed as Public Guardian

Nick Goodwin appointed as Public Guardian

The new Public Guardian for England and Wales and Chief Executive of the Office of the Public Guardian has been announced.

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Corporate report: Office of the Public Guardian corporate governance framework

Corporate report: Office of the Public Guardian corporate governance framework

The arrangements for the governance, accountability, financing, staffing and operation of the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG).

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Guidance: Surety bonds: Public Guardian practice note

Guidance: Surety bonds: Public Guardian practice note

What the Office of the Public Guardian expects from companies that provide surety bonds to court-appointed deputies.

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New law to help manage affairs of people who are missing

New law to help manage affairs of people who are missing

The Guardianship (Missing Persons) Act 2017 comes into force in England and Wales on 31 July 2019.

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New guide to help consumer markets better support adults at risk

New guide to help consumer markets better support adults at risk

The guide aims to help staff in financial services and utility companies act more consistently when they see powers of attorney and deputy court orders

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OPG wins Mind workplace wellbeing award

OPG wins Mind workplace wellbeing award

The Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) is announced as a Gold winner of the 2019 Mind workplace wellbeing index award

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Alan Eccles to retire as Public Guardian

Alan Eccles to retire as Public Guardian

The Public Guardian for England and Wales and Chief Executive of the Office of the Public Guardian, Alan Eccles, has announced his intention to retire in June 2019.

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New form and guidance to help you search OPG’s registers

New form and guidance to help you search OPG’s registers

The Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) has updated its guidance on how to request a search of its registers.

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Power of attorney fee refund scheme launched

Power of attorney fee refund scheme launched

All those eligible for a partial refund on their power of attorney fees can apply from today (1 February 2018).

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OPG updates legal guidance on giving gifts

OPG updates legal guidance on giving gifts

The Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) has updated its legal guidance for professional deputies and attorneys on the rules about giving gifts.

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OPG updates legal guidance on giving gifts

OPG updates legal guidance on giving gifts

The Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) has updated its legal guidance for professional deputies and attorneys on the rules about giving gifts.

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Lasting and enduring power of attorney fees are changing

Lasting and enduring power of attorney fees are changing

From 1 April 2017, the fees for applying to register lasting powers of attorney (LPA) and enduring powers of attorney (EPA) reduce from £110 to £82, with the fee for resubmitting an LPA for registration reducing from £55 to £41.

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Lasting and enduring power of attorney fees are changing

Lasting and enduring power of attorney fees are changing

From 1 April 2017, the fees for applying to register lasting powers of attorney (LPA) and enduring powers of attorney (EPA) reduce from £110 to £82, with the fee for resubmitting an LPA for registration reducing from £55 to £41.

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Planned work affecting OPG's contact centre between 15 16 October

Planned work affecting OPG's contact centre between 15 16 October

From Saturday 15 October, customers will be unable to leave messages to request an LPA pack or log a safeguarding concern.

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Planned work affecting OPG's contact centre between 15 16 October

Planned work affecting OPG's contact centre between 15 16 October

From Saturday 15 October, customers will be unable to leave messages to request an LPA pack or log a safeguarding concern.

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OPG’s security bond provider is changing

OPG’s security bond provider is changing

OPG's approved security bond supplier is changing on 1 October 2016.

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OPG’s security bond provider is changing

OPG’s security bond provider is changing

OPG's approved security bond supplier is changing on 1 October 2016.

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OPG’s new guides show how to be an attorney

OPG’s new guides show how to be an attorney

Office of the Public Guardian publishes comprehensive guidance to being an attorney – someone who makes crucial decisions for someone else.

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OPG’s new guides show how to be an attorney

OPG’s new guides show how to be an attorney

Office of the Public Guardian publishes comprehensive guidance to being an attorney – someone who makes crucial decisions for someone else.

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Problems today with OPG's payments and case management systems

Problems today with OPG's payments and case management systems

Because of a technical problem we are unable to access certain case files or take payments at the moment.

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New deputy report forms to improve safeguards for at risk adults

New deputy report forms to improve safeguards for at risk adults

Court appointed deputies to receive new and improved report forms for health and welfare decisions and property and financial decisions.

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New deputy report forms to improve safeguards for at risk adults

New deputy report forms to improve safeguards for at risk adults

Court appointed deputies to receive new and improved report forms for health and welfare decisions and property and financial decisions.

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OPG contact centre opening times over Christmas and New Year 2015

OPG contact centre opening times over Christmas and New Year 2015

You will be able to use our online services throughout Christmas and the New Year.

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OPG contact centre opening times over Christmas and New Year 2015

OPG contact centre opening times over Christmas and New Year 2015

You will be able to use our online services throughout Christmas and the New Year.

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LPA form transition period finishes in January

LPA form transition period finishes in January

There will be some important changes to lasting power of attorney (LPA) forms and the LPA digital service in the new year.

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LPA form transition period finishes in January

LPA form transition period finishes in January

There will be some important changes to lasting power of attorney (LPA) forms and the LPA digital service in the new year.

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OPG’s Nottingham office is moving in December

OPG’s Nottingham office is moving in December

Our Nottingham office will be moving to a new location in mid-December.

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OPG’s Nottingham office is moving in December

OPG’s Nottingham office is moving in December

Our Nottingham office will be moving to a new location in mid-December.

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Lasting power of attorney forms are changing from Wednesday 1 July

Lasting power of attorney forms are changing from Wednesday 1 July

New, simpler and clearer lasting power of attorney (LPA) forms will be introduced for both property and financial affairs LPAs and health and welfare LPAs

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Lasting power of attorney forms are changing from Wednesday 1 July

Lasting power of attorney forms are changing from Wednesday 1 July

New, simpler and clearer lasting power of attorney (LPA) forms will be introduced for both property and financial affairs LPAs and health and welfare LPAs

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Alan Eccles awarded CBE in 2015 New Year Honours List

Alan Eccles awarded CBE in 2015 New Year Honours List

Alan Eccles, Public Guardian and Chief Executive of OPG, has been awarded a CBE in the 2015 New Year Honours List.

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Lasting powers of attorney applications to be made simpler and easier

Lasting powers of attorney applications to be made simpler and easier

Lasting powers of attorney will be easier and simpler for people to make, Justice Minister Simon Hughes announces.

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