Our Housing team are delighted following a formal tender procurement process to have been appointed to three lots under the new multi-million-pound legal services framework for The Riverside Group.
The purpose of the meeting was to scope out immediate concerns or actions, and to begin to think through the longer term implications. The results have been summarised by the National Care Forum in a set of slides which are available on the NCF website.
The presentation was drawn together to draw out some of the immediate and longer term implications of the UK vote to leave the European Union on adult social care provision, and can be re-used by social care organisations.
The meeting, organised by the National Care Forum, was also attended by:
- Department of Health
- Skills for Care
- Care England
- Care and Support Alliance
- Voluntary Organisations of Disability Groups
- Leadership Centre
- Leonard Cheshire Disability
- Coverage Care
- St Monica Trust
- Kings Fund
If you would like to talk to us about the impact Brexit could have on your organisation, please get in touch with your usual contact, or alternatively speak to Anna Dabek who attended the above meeting.
Read our thoughts on what impact Brexit could have on different sectors here.
Necrotising Fasciitis, more commonly known as the ‘flesh-eating disease’, is a significant medical condition that requires urgent treatment.
Many of us who have been following the unfolding Inquest, are not surprised that the Coroner found gross and significant failures on the part of those caring for him.
Transferring out of SHPS will not be suitable for every housing association. So what should housing associations do?
In all the action to remove defective cladding, leaseholders have been the elephant in the room. Whilst social landlords might have adopted a wait and see approach private landlords do not have that luxury.
We welcome the Labour Party’s commitment to doubling the size of the co-operative economy. We wholeheartedly support the ambition to grow this vitally important part of the economy.
It was first referred to in the Charities Act 2006 (which was subsequently replaced by the Charities Act 2011) but it has finally been announced that charitable companies are able to convert to a charitable incorporated organisation (“CIO”).
The Private Members Bill Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation and Liability for Housing Standards) Bill 2017-19 now has Government support and was debated at second reading on Friday 19 January 2018.
In short - yes. This is a common question in personal injury or clinical negligence claims and has recently come before the High Court in judicial review proceedings.
GDPR The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) will come into force on 25 May 2018 and bring changes to the rules governing data protection and the requirements placed on organisations which control or process personal data.
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