In June we took on the challenge to become a Sepsis Savvy organisation - I'm really pleased to announce we've done it!
Why is the OPG refunding fees?
The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) is the body that sets the OPG’s deputyship fees. A review conducted by the MoJ found that the costs of the OPG to supervise deputyships between 1 April 2008 and 31 March 2015 did not match the fees that the MoJ had set.
Which fees will be refunded?
The scheme is applicable to fees paid to the OPG for deputyship assessments and annual supervisions that took place between 1 April 2008 and 31 March 2015.
The refund scheme does not apply to the OPG Scotland, the Office of Care and Protection in Northern Ireland or the Court of Protection.
Who can make a claim?
Please note that current Deputies do not need to make an application, the OPG will be in touch and any overpaid fees will be refunded automatically.
Those that can make a claim are:
- Personal representatives acting on behalf of someone who had a deputy and is now deceased.
- Former deputyship clients who are now deemed to have capacity to make their own decisions.
How to make an application
To make an application, a form OPG108 will need to be completed. Applications can be made now until the 4 October 2022 deadline. Only one application form needs to be completed for each former client.
For more information
In 2020 the court rules were changed to require that all residential tenants must be given 14 days’ notice of an eviction. What happens though if the eviction is cancelled on the day?
We are delighted to announce that our private wealth law department has continued to maintain its Band 2 position in the latest edition of Chambers and Partners High Net Worth.
The new CHF is set to launch and open for applications with £4 million set to be allocated to community-led housing groups to support an increase the supply of affordable housing in England.
Charities, like other organisations, may be subject to or choose to voluntarily comply with the reporting requirements under the Modern Slavery Act 2015.
The draft regulations making it mandatory for anyone entering a registered care home in England to have been double vaccinated unless they are clinically exempt were made on 22 July 2021.
In the Transforming Public Procurement Green Paper, the Government signalled its desire to increase its control over procurements by all contracting authorities.
The monthly round-up from the Anthony Collins Solicitors charities team.
Legal updates as the UK enters into stage 4 of the roadmap and legal restrictions on face coverings and social distancing are lifted.
The first disability we are going to discuss is diabetes. We begin by discussing the different types of diabetes; their similarities and differences and how we live with the disability within our day.
To receive invitations to our events, as well as information and articles on legal issues and sector developments that are of interest to you, please sign up to Newsroom.