Under most construction contracts, the contractor takes on the ground conditions risk. However, a recent case has demonstrated that the risk can fall on the employer.
Many law firms say they are different, special, unique; Anthony Collins Solicitors LLP is all of these things because we exist to improve lives, communities, and society through advising individuals, businesses, not for profit organisations, charities and public sector bodies throughout the UK.
We don’t act for just anybody; we act for people who look on the world as we do and want to work with us to make a difference. We don’t hire just anybody either; we are looking for people who share our values and aspirations.
We already have a national profile in our specialist sectors and have ambitious plans for the future; to become the leading national advisor focused on making a social impact.
Our property development team is seeking to expand in to our newly opened Manchester office and wish to recruit a legal assistant to assist them deliver a broad range of property matters for our Housing sector as well as providing admin assistance to all the fee earners in the office.The ideal candidate will have either some experience of a property nature but more importantly, a keenness and desire to work within our specialist sectors.
The appointed individual will join a firm that can offer them rewarding and meaningful opportunities for development, and where they will have a key role in the future of the firm’s property offering and contribution to delivering the firm’s Purpose.
Leader of the housing sector.
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The Tenant Fees Act 2019 came into force on 1 June 2019.
A recent case in the Court of Appeal will no doubt bring a sigh of relief for employers, but a corresponding sigh of disappointment may be uttered for equality and gender balance in the workplace.
New regulations come into force on 1 June 2019, amending the Section 21 (s21) prescribed form template for use with assured shorthold tenancies.
Social housing providers will routinely have a number of construction projects underway at any one time. It is essential for client teams to understand and avoid key contract management pitfalls.
A recent case stands as a good reminder to employers to be careful when distinguishing between pensionable employment under a pension scheme’s rules and employment under a contract of employment.
Even those of us with zero football knowledge will most likely know of the shenanigans at a Chelsea FC game this season.
The gig economy, the tensions between it, and our more established ways of working are rarely far from the news these days.
The case of Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd v Crawford  EWCA Civil 269 will not win awards for excitement but is useful guidance when dealing with workers’ rest periods under the WTR 1998.