The European Court has upheld the long-standing principle that parties to a dispute should be able to choose their lawyers without having to go through a tender process (or use a framework).
Anthony Collins Solicitors has a clear purpose to improve lives, communities and society and is delighted to have been shortlisted for Business Charity Law Firm of the Year. The judging panel will choose a winner for each category and the winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on 14 September 2016.
David Alcock, Partner and Charities Sector Lead at Anthony Collins Solicitors, said: “We are delighted to be in the company of a range of wonderful charities in the shortlists for these awards, which highlight the people, the spirit, and the hard work behind the scenes that make this such a rewarding sector to be part of.
“We see being shortlisted as recognition of the work done by people across the firm to help client charities whether that involves delivering cost-effective support to smaller and community-based charities or large, complex projects with a national impact. It is a privilege to work alongside charities and people who share our purpose and values – and help them to improve lives.”
For further information about how ACS can support you or your charity, please contact Shivaji Shiva for more information about the awards, please see the Third Sector Awards website
On 8 July, news broke of the staggering fine of more than £183m the ICO intended to levy against British Airways as a result of a hack that took place in 2018, compromising 500,000 customers' data.
The Government has been refused permission to appeal a decision ruling that transitional arrangements in public sector pension schemes are discriminatory.
The Lifeline Project was a well-regarded charity. Failure to carry out the targets within the contracts led the charity into insolvency and resulted in a personal, 7-year disqualification order.
Many local authorities have assessed that a trading subsidiary or trading structure could be beneficial as part of generating income or the service delivery matrix.
On 23 July, trainees from Anthony Collins Solicitors will host an ‘experience day’, which will involve various activities and presentations, with lawyers and non-lawyers from across the firm.
The Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner (OISC) has launched a new scheme specifically for charities and not-for-profit organisations who want to advise EU citizens on UK settlement.
In the second part of our series on contract management pitfalls, we look at the risks and opportunities presented by payment mechanisms in construction contracts.
The Government has resurrected its plans to cap the termination payments for exiting employees in the public sector.
Under most construction contracts, the contractor takes on the ground conditions risk. However, a recent case has demonstrated that the risk can fall on the employer.
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