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.
Following the announcement of the shortlist for the Birmingham Law Society Awards 2019, Anthony Collins Solicitors can proudly reveal our shortlisting in four categories.
Mirroring last year's success, the firm will vie for:
- Trainee of the Year - Jas Atwal
- Paralegal of the Year - Rachel Sutcliffe and Amber Sutton
- Excellence in Client Service - Housing sector; and procurement, projects and construction teams
- Law Firm of the Year (Regional)
Last year, the firm won Business Team of Year, Private Client Team of the Year, Paralegal of the Year, and Firm of the Year (16 partners or more). The shortlisting comes on the back of the firm's most successful year, which saw revenue increase by 17.4% to £19.5 million, and profits increase by 32% to £5.3 million.
The awards ceremony takes place on 14 March.
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.
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.
The UK Government has been consulting on how it should promote social value in its procurements. Here is our response that we submitted to the consultation...
The Tenant Fees Act 2019 came into force on 1 June 2019.
A recent case in the Court of Appeal will no doubt bring a sigh of relief for employers, but a corresponding sigh of disappointment may be uttered for equality and gender balance in the workplace.
This briefing assists response to the consultation paper by outlining the consultation questions, providing some background information and prompting some thoughts and potential answers.
A report published on 29 May by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has found that since 2009-10, local government spending on services has fallen on average by 21% in real terms.
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