The Academies Financial Handbook is updated annually by the Department for Education and the Education and Skills Funding Agency; it contains a number of governance requirements for academy trusts.
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.
Supreme Court publishes key decision for those working in the UK’s gig economy.
The 'Chocolate Snowman Appeal' is an amazing initiative that Anthony Collins Solicitors' (ACS) employees take part in every year.
The Building Safety Bill (the Bill) is said to be the most significant and wide-ranging change to the regulatory environment for higher risk building (HRBs) for over 45 years.
On 4 November 2020, the Restriction of Public Exit Payments Regulations 2020 (the Regulations) came into force; exit payments for the public sector were capped at £95,000.
The case was brought by the Official Receiver who sought disqualification orders under section 6 of the Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986 (CDDA 1986) against the seven trustees of Kids Company and its CEO. It illustrates well the tension between the role of a fulltime paid CEO of a large charity and the role of its board as voluntary trustees/directors.
At the end of 2020, The Charity Governance Code was updated or 'refreshed' as it is termed on its website.
Anthony Collins Solicitors is today (Thursday 11 February) revealing the scale of its social impact during 2020.
In their first podcast of this series, current and future trainees will discuss their journey and route to securing a training contract at Anthony Collins Solicitors.
A recent prosecution by the Health and Safety Executive ("HSE") demonstrates the importance of organisations regularly inspecting, maintaining, and if necessary, repairing or replacing street furnitur
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