It has been another difficult few weeks for many of us, especially those who find themselves under tier 3 restrictions.
Expectations were low, so its hard to be surprised but yesterdays’ announcement of the Social Care Compliance Scheme will have left most providers with a new headache to consider in respect of sleep in compliance - should you carry out a self-review? What are the potential benefits and drawbacks of doing so?
In our briefing note, Sleep-in announcement 1 November 2017: The key questions, we explain some of the many unanswered questions relating to the Government’s announcement, which in our view need to be answered by the Government before a decision to self-review could be taken.
Our team has significant experience in challenging HMRC and advising on NMW issues alongside other strategic and operational employment advice to health and social care providers.
You can read the full announcement here, and our briefing note, Sleep-in announcement 1 November 2017: The key questions, but for further information contact Matthew Wort or Anna Dabek.
We have submitted our response to the White Paper Consultation based on the discussion held at the “Planning for the Future - what does this mean for affordable housing” webinar we held on Fri 9 Oct
Anthony Collins Solicitors is pleased to have been ranked as a Band 1 firm once again.
Since March 2020, commercial property owners and occupiers across many sectors, whether housing associations, charities, care providers or local authorities, have been impacted by the rules regulating how they deal with their tenants and their landlords. It seems each week there is a change in policy, regulation or legislation, governing how they must respond.
On 18 September 2020, the High Court gave its decision regarding the Judicial Review of Simply Learning Tutor Agency Ltd & Others v Secretary of State for Business.
A key element of the Bill is the establishment of a duty holder regime and requirement to maintain the ‘golden thread of information’ throughout the life cycle of high-risk residential buildings
We have been working with care homes to update their contracts and advise on the risks of charging the resident a regular “top-up” or additional fee where a resident is funded through NHS CHC
The parliamentary processes are complete and the Restriction of Public Exit Payments Regulations 2020 (“the Regulations”) which cap exit payments in the public sector at £95,000 will be in force from 4 November.
As the UK’s social housing sector recovers from the initial Covid-19 outbreak and lockdown, now is the time to focus on the challenges that may emerge next.
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