Volunteers are often the bedrock of charitable organisations, but they are not protected from sexual harassment within those organisations.
The much trailed proposed changes to Category 6 (on-lending) were in the end not as extensive as anticipated: RPs can on-lend to group members fundamentally, as before, except if the lending is index linked. The whole Category 6 excludes subsidiaries of RPs with unregistered parents.
Category 8 has been varied so the exemption for charges to local authorities to enable the purchase, construction, conversion or refurbishment of unoccupied social housing does not apply when the funding is a loan from a local authority. This means that specific consent would be needed if an RP is borrowing money from a local authority for the purpose outlined above. This may well be an issue for RPs who currently obtain funding from local authorities.
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Here at Anthony Collins Solicitors, we have been hard at work advising a charity client, BICMP, on its new music project, ‘Resonance’.
Currently, the only ground for divorce is irretrievable break down of a marriage. Following a consultation, the Government has announced its intention to reform the legal requirements for divorce.
The UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has recently made some noteworthy changes to its guidance around data subject access requests (DSARs).
In the fourth part of our series on contract management pitfalls, we look at the risks arising out of varying the terms of construction contracts.
A local authority recently received a "roasting" by the Pensions Ombudsman for their delay in processing an employee’s ill-health retirement pension, following her diagnosis with advanced cancer.
The Times is looking for three or four charities to feature in their editions running in December 2019 and early January 2020.
Cliff Mills defines and talks about the importance of social value in his blog, and its potential within Greater Manchester.
Following a power outage at Anthony Collins Solicitors’ (ACS) Birmingham office, our employees and partners currently have limited functionality, including no access to emails.
Joint ventures present an opportunity for housing associations to build organisational capacity, the revenues from which could help deliver on wider social housing commitments.
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