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.
Housing and Planning Act 2016 receives Royal Assent 12th May 2016
Ending an extended “ping pong” session between the House of Commons and the House of Lords, Lord Kerslake revoked the last opposition amendment and the Act, which contains key provisions relating to the introduction of the VRTB and deregulatory measures including asset freedoms, was passed into law.
But it’s all in the detail…
It’s important to remember that although the Bill has received Royal Assent, most of the key provisions contained in the Act will only take effect through secondary legislation and regulatory amendments. The timing (and detail!) of those regulations is therefore critical.
We’ll be in touch
We will be providing more detail on key aspects of the Act shortly, including the dates of events we will be holding in London, Manchester and Birmingham to discuss the key implications of the Act.
Join us for our VRTB Conference on 7 June in Birmingham. To sign up click here.
For more information
Please contact Jonathan Cox
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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