In this ebriefing, we identify what we see as the key messages arising from recent prosecutions in the care and housing sectors.
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
A recent High Court case on costs could prove essential reading for clients who have cases in the magistrates' courts.
The employment and pensions team offer practical advice on whistleblowing.
Partners, David Alcock and Sarah Patrice, have been involved in reviewing the new Code of Governance for community-led housing, published on 21 May 2021 by the Confederation for Coop Housing.
Following the eviction ban being lifted on 31 May 2021 and further to our previous ebriefing, the new notice of seeking possession forms are now available on the Government website as Word versions.
The European Court of Justice's standpoint on the Wiener Wohnen landowning developer case, and how the level of influence over the work did not amount to a decisive influence.
The Law Commission's Technical Issues in Charity Law report revealed that many charities struggle with a range of technical issue in the law.
The Law Commission recommended four key changes to the law in respect of mergers and the incorporation of charities which we have detailed in this ebriefing.
Over the last few weeks, we have published individual ebriefings on some of the key changes to be implemented following the Government’s response to the Law Commission’s report.
In April 2021, the Foreign Office halted funding for Oxfam following new allegations of sexual misconduct made against staff in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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