Volunteers are often the bedrock of charitable organisations, but they are not protected from sexual harassment within those organisations.
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.
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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