Next in our series of ebriefings on the Government’s Green Paper: Transforming public procurement; looking at the Chapter 4 proposal to change the basis of contract awards.
The specialist law firm has climbed the rankings for a third year running, having won 14 additional large charity clients. According to the recently released directory, Anthony Collins Solicitors has taken on more new top 3,000 charity clients than any of the other top 20 law firms.
Shivaji Shiva, senior associate at Anthony Collins Solicitors, said: “We are very pleased to take another step up the rankings. This reflects the team’s undiminished determination to support our charity clients as they work to meet rising demand for their services in an ever more complex legal and financial environment.
“Over the past year we have again won work in specialist areas such as social housing, health and social care, education and children, and faith communities thanks to our growing reputation for building strong relationships and delivering truly valuable solutions. Achieving a step up in the ranking is a real boost for the team and we are pleased and proud to consolidate our position as a top ten legal advisor.”
CaritasData is the leading provider of financial information for UK charities and non-for-profit organisations, and publishes a wide range of directories and data services, such as the Top 3,000 Charities that includes the top legal advisors list.
The CaritasData annual list ranks law firms by the number of large charities they work for. Top 3,000 charities are defined as those that spent or generated over £3.35million in the last financial year, or have net assets worth over £7.7million. Anthony Collins Solicitors added 14 new large charities to its client base over the last year, taking the total number to 75. This helped the firm to continue its rise up the rankings, reaching 9th from 10th position last year.
The Academies Financial Handbook is updated annually by the Department for Education and the Education and Skills Funding Agency; it contains a number of governance requirements for academy trusts.
Supreme Court publishes key decision for those working in the UK’s gig economy.
The 'Chocolate Snowman Appeal' is an amazing initiative that Anthony Collins Solicitors' (ACS) employees take part in every year.
The Building Safety Bill (the Bill) is said to be the most significant and wide-ranging change to the regulatory environment for higher risk building (HRBs) for over 45 years.
On 4 November 2020, the Restriction of Public Exit Payments Regulations 2020 (the Regulations) came into force; exit payments for the public sector were capped at £95,000.
The case was brought by the Official Receiver who sought disqualification orders under section 6 of the Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986 (CDDA 1986) against the seven trustees of Kids Company and its CEO. It illustrates well the tension between the role of a fulltime paid CEO of a large charity and the role of its board as voluntary trustees/directors.
At the end of 2020, The Charity Governance Code was updated or 'refreshed' as it is termed on its website.
Anthony Collins Solicitors is today (Thursday 11 February) revealing the scale of its social impact during 2020.
In their first podcast of this series, current and future trainees will discuss their journey and route to securing a training contract at Anthony Collins Solicitors.
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