In the Transforming Public Procurement Green Paper, the Government signalled its desire to increase its control over procurements by all contracting authorities.
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. The code will help enable community-led housing organisations to govern themselves well and give the assurance that communities, funders and (importantly) the Regulator of Social Housing need.
As the code itself explains, good governance is about defining and reviewing:
- what an organisation is; what is it there to achieve? what is its mission? what are its vision and values?
- the structures, standards, policies, strategies and financial and other arrangements which will result in the organisation achieving its aims;
- the risks that might prevent the organisation from achieving its aims.
David Alcock said:
"Good governance makes good business sense. It is about organisational vision, mission, clarity of purpose, control and effectiveness. The new code will help community-led housing organisations achieve those things, and we are delighted to have been able to contribute."
The monthly round-up from the Anthony Collins Solicitors charities team.
Legal updates as the UK enters into stage 4 of the roadmap and legal restrictions on face coverings and social distancing are lifted.
The first disability we are going to discuss is diabetes. We begin by discussing the different types of diabetes; their similarities and differences and how we live with the disability within our day.
Tim Coolican and Freya Cassia explore the legal and practical options available to providers if a disappointing result is received following an inspection.
Following the launch of the CQC’s new strategy for how it regulates health and social care, many providers will be keen to know more about how the changes might affect them in the future.
EPC’s are not required to be served with a Section 21 notice for assured shorthold tenancies if the tenancy predates October 2015.
A new era of paperless property deals is upon us following the Land Registry’s landmark decision in July 2020 to accept e-signed documents for registration.
Under NHSX, the Department of Health and Social Care, NHS England and NHS Improvement have published the Secretary of State's vision for how data will be used to improve health and care.
Ofsted recently published the findings from its rapid review of sexual abuse in schools and colleges. The review highlighted keys areas of concern and presents clear actions, which are discussed here.
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