The Lifeline Project was a well-regarded charity. Failure to carry out the targets within the contracts led the charity into insolvency and resulted in a personal, 7-year disqualification order.
Under the Home Loss Payments (Prescribed Amounts) (England) Regulations 2014, where something meets the qualifying conditions for a home loss payment, the new amounts will be:
- For those who are owners (including leaseholders), the amount will still be calculated as being 10% of the market value, but now subject to a minimum of £4,900 and a maximum payment of £49,000; and
- For all others (including tenants) £4,900.
The Regulations only apply to:
- Cases where the date of displacements is on or after 1st October 2014; and
- England only.
If you would like further information in relation to home loss payments, either generally or in relation to specific circumstances, please contact:
On 23 July, trainees from Anthony Collins Solicitors will host an ‘experience day’, which will involve various activities and presentations, with lawyers and non-lawyers from across the firm.
The Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner (OISC) has launched a new scheme specifically for charities and not-for-profit organisations who want to advise EU citizens on UK settlement.
In the second part of our series on contract management pitfalls, we look at the risks and opportunities presented by payment mechanisms in construction contracts.
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.
The UK Government has been consulting on how it should promote social value in its procurements. Here is our response that we submitted to the consultation...
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This briefing assists response to the consultation paper by outlining the consultation questions, providing some background information and prompting some thoughts and potential answers.
A report published on 29 May by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has found that since 2009-10, local government spending on services has fallen on average by 21% in real terms.
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