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 visit marked the start of their Conductive Education Awareness Week, which is a very important week in NICE’s year, both for fundraising and increasing awareness of their work.
When we visited NICE it was clear how much the charity means to the pupils and their relatives, with some families travelling from abroad so that their children can benefit from conductive education. The staff and conductors are all truly passionate about making a difference to their students’ lives.
As the staff spend so much of their time focusing on the education of the children and fundraising for the charity, they were very grateful for the opportunity to sit down with a cup of tea and some well-deserved cake!
NICE is part of a charitable organisation that delivers conductive education, which teaches conscious movement strategies to children and adults with neurological movement disorders such as cerebral palsy, strokes and Parkinson’s. Conductive education allows them to gain greater control over their movements, leading to increased confidence, skills and a higher level of potential.
NICE also provides valuable support to families through parent workshops, diagnosis specific carers group and an open-policy allowing family members to observe sessions and learn from the conductors.
You can find out more about NICE and the people they help 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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