Aside from the COVID-19 pandemic, a key theme of 2020 has been diversity and inclusivity. This two-part update addresses this theme in detail
We are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Legal Secretary to join our busy Governance and Commercial department to provide comprehensive secretarial support to at least three fee earners in our Commercial and Data Protection team. You will work with the other secretaries in the department to ensure all fee earners are supported to a high standard. This is a rewarding and varied role for someone with broad secretarial experience.
You will need to be highly organised, a good communicator and flexible in supporting other members of the team. Advanced level IT skills in Microsoft Office and familiarity in other IT systems such as digital dictation are essential for this role. You will be used to manipulating and amending large documents in a fast paced environment whilst meeting deadlines.
This is a great opportunity to join a supportive firm who values its staff and the contribution that you make.
Anthony Collins Solicitors is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
Covid-19 has resulted, on the whole, in a marked co-operation between contracting authorities and their suppliers as everybody focuses on maintaining delivery as far as possible.
Employment Tribunal rules in favour of claimants in minimum wage case – has the interpretation of “working time” changed?
As we enter a recession, we have been here before, and a key question is what did we learn and how can we benefit from that learning?
It is anticipated that as lockdown restrictions ease, and particularly with children and young adults returning to education, cases of meningitis will start to rise.
As we continue to emerge from lockdown measures and deal with local measures and the short and long term economic impact of Covid-19, local authorities will need to re-assess how services will be delivered for years to come.
The Government first announced plans for a shared ownership right to buy in October 2019. At the time the sector raised concerns about the impact the plans would have on housing associations ability to borrow. An election and a pandemic later the Government announced, during the CIH Housing Festival last week, the return of the right to shared ownership as part of its Affordable Homes Programme (AHP).
Two final pieces of the possession jigsaw have been published on 15 September 2020. Mr Justice Knowles’ working group on possession proceedings has issued its guidance on the “overall arrangements” for possession proceedings.
One change proposed by the Building Safety Bill is the introduction of a duty holder regime, which will see statutory responsibility for the safety of higher risk buildings placed on key individuals
Throughout this pandemic, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has been publishing various “Statements on Coronavirus” (Statements) which provide guidance on consumer rights during this time.