Commercial advisor focused on legal risks and business solutions.
As a member of our governance and commercial department, I advise private, public and third-sector organisations on commercial contracts, business opportunities and corporate reorganisations. I frequently provide contract reviews for health and social care providers, reports on regulatory compliance and carry out legal due diligence on large-scale restructures.
My training at Anthony Collins Solicitors began with providing support and advice to vulnerable individuals and this continues to influence the work I undertake for commercial organisations. I have provided a wide range of advice across our housing, local government, and health and social care sectors and enjoy working alongside clients looking to grow and improve their services.
In addition to the final guidance on fees charged after the death of a resident, the Competition and Markets Authority has published draft advice to help care homes understand their wider obligations.
The European Court of Justice has confirmed the recent opinion that a state-funded school, providing free education, is subject to the European Union’s rules on unfair contract terms.
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has now published final advice to help care homes understand and comply with their responsibilities under consumer law, in these circumstances.
The use of large up-front fees and disproportionate deposits has already resulted in significant cost consequences for one care provider.
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The CMA recognises that the sector “performs a vital public service that benefits many people” and the good news is that overall (despite public awareness of malpractice) residents and relatives receive good care.
The complaint The individual (Ms C) was placed in residential care before the Care Act 2014 came into force, and her relatives agreed to pay a £50 weekly top-up fee towards her care costs.
Identify where financial responsibility rests — whilst healthcare is generally a free-for-all, certain social services are means-tested. Sometimes individuals are able, or are required, to pay towa
Key terms to be familiar with: ‘Acute care’ - short-term treatment for a severe injury or episode of illness, an urgent medical condition or recovery from surgery. ‘Better care fund’ - a £5.
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