Aside from the COVID-19 pandemic, a key theme of 2020 has been diversity and inclusivity. This two-part update addresses this theme in detail
The findings of the report can be accessed here.
In current times it is not surprising that there are perhaps disparities in funding models whether due to geographical area or source of funding.
Eligibility and accessibility of community care, whether health or social care, has become more and more complex, particularly as demand has increased.
At Anthony Collins Solicitors, we advise and assist clients who, either because of illness or injury acquired from an accident or medical negligence, need community care. Examples of our work include:
- Successfully challenging a decision to withdraw continuing healthcare funding forcing the individual to have to pay their own care fees.
- In the case of a severely injured young man, who had to settle his compensation claim for a proportion of its full value because of liability issues, we successfully challenged his social care package securing him an additional annual payment of £6,000.
If you would like to know more about our work, please contact Sarah Huntbach. Sarah is a Senior Associate in the Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence Department at Anthony Collins Solicitors. She has experience in handling complex cases for individuals who have suffered catastrophic and life-changing injuries.
Covid-19 has resulted, on the whole, in a marked co-operation between contracting authorities and their suppliers as everybody focuses on maintaining delivery as far as possible.
Employment Tribunal rules in favour of claimants in minimum wage case – has the interpretation of “working time” changed?
As we enter a recession, we have been here before, and a key question is what did we learn and how can we benefit from that learning?
It is anticipated that as lockdown restrictions ease, and particularly with children and young adults returning to education, cases of meningitis will start to rise.
As we continue to emerge from lockdown measures and deal with local measures and the short and long term economic impact of Covid-19, local authorities will need to re-assess how services will be delivered for years to come.
The Government first announced plans for a shared ownership right to buy in October 2019. At the time the sector raised concerns about the impact the plans would have on housing associations ability to borrow. An election and a pandemic later the Government announced, during the CIH Housing Festival last week, the return of the right to shared ownership as part of its Affordable Homes Programme (AHP).
Two final pieces of the possession jigsaw have been published on 15 September 2020. Mr Justice Knowles’ working group on possession proceedings has issued its guidance on the “overall arrangements” for possession proceedings.
One change proposed by the Building Safety Bill is the introduction of a duty holder regime, which will see statutory responsibility for the safety of higher risk buildings placed on key individuals
Throughout this pandemic, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has been publishing various “Statements on Coronavirus” (Statements) which provide guidance on consumer rights during this time.
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