We have been working with care homes to update their contracts and advise on the risks of charging the resident a regular “top-up” or additional fee where a resident is funded through NHS CHC
Sectors we help
Helping charities to be effective in their specialist area, including formation, governance, compliance, procurement, contracts, property and employment issues.
We are nationally recognised education law experts, trusted by schools, academies, education providers and dioceses across the country.
Health & social care
We focus on supporting and advising organisations who serve vulnerable people, to achieve their goals.
One of the top UK law firms supporting social housing providers with a range of legal services, including governance, finance, procurement, construction, housing management and employment
Helping individuals protect their assets and when they are facing critical events such as personal injury, clinical negligence, childcare and family issues or loss of capacity.
We understand the complexities of local government law and the landscape within which councils operate and are one of the few firms genuinely able to provide a 'full service' to local authorities.
Guidance for co-operatives, social enterprises, values-driven businesses and community organisations. Delivering purpose through enterprise.
The parliamentary processes are complete and the Restriction of Public Exit Payments Regulations 2020 (“the Regulations”) which cap exit payments in the public sector at £95,000 will be in force from 4 November.
As the UK’s social housing sector recovers from the initial Covid-19 outbreak and lockdown, now is the time to focus on the challenges that may emerge next.
There is no universal approach to regenerating town centres. However, housing must be considered a key part of any regeneration project – providing well-needed new homes and economic growth.
Friday 16 October marks the 6th annual Wear Red Day in England, Wales and Scotland. Wear Red Day is the brainchild of the charity; Show Racism the Red Card (SRTRC). SRTRC aims to educate young people so they are equipped to recognise and challenge stereotypes, misconceptions and negative attitudes towards race.
Alongside the Building Safety Bill published in July 2020, the Fire Safety Bill is a key step in the Government’s strategy to improve building and fire safety in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy
Government regulations came into force on 23 September 2020 providing LGPS (local government pension scheme) employers with flexibility on meeting exit payments and LGPS funds with flexibility too
Charity Financials, the financial information program from Wilmington Charities, has published its latest Income Monitor report.
As employers face the end of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme on 31 October 2020, Katherine Sinclair and Libby Hubbard discuss the intricacies of the redundancy process for furloughed employees.
We have learned many things over the last six months; the latest lesson is that there is no new normal. The Government initiatives and guidance may have slowed down a pace, but the challenges for employers and their employees remain.
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