Volunteers are often the bedrock of charitable organisations, but they are not protected from sexual harassment within those organisations.
Of course this year is very different with organisations having to apply rent decreases for social housing tenants (even though we are still waiting for the Welfare Reform and Work Bill to be finalised and new Regulatory guidance to be published). However letters will have to be sent to residents, and there may be some legal requirements (e.g. sending of Form 4’s which have replaced Form 4Bs) depending on the service charges you operate and any overall increases to tenants: unfortunately the position is not as straightforward as you would perhaps anticipate.
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If you have any questions about rent and service charge changes or would like us to review your rent review letters under our fixed fee service, please contact Emma Hardman.
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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