Aside from the COVID-19 pandemic, a key theme of 2020 has been diversity and inclusivity. This two-part update addresses this theme in detail
The firm, which is built on a commitment to the promotion of social justice and making a positive difference to society, has also revealed an increase in profit from £2.3m in 2011 to £3.7m in 2012.
Romaine Thompson, senior partner, comments: “This increase is as a result of a significant amount of hard work by our staff and partners. The market for legal services remains challenging but we believe that our relentless focus on our key areas of strength, which in turn reflect our passions, separates us out from the crowd and will bring continued success in the future. We are now recognised as a leading voice in areas such as social housing, health and social care and the wider public and charity sectors.”
“Over the next financial year we’ll be investing in people and IT to ensure that we can continue to deliver for our clients and the communities in which they operate.”
Anthony Collins Solicitors is hoping to create 18 new roles over the next 12 months.
Covid-19 has resulted, on the whole, in a marked co-operation between contracting authorities and their suppliers as everybody focuses on maintaining delivery as far as possible.
Employment Tribunal rules in favour of claimants in minimum wage case – has the interpretation of “working time” changed?
As we enter a recession, we have been here before, and a key question is what did we learn and how can we benefit from that learning?
It is anticipated that as lockdown restrictions ease, and particularly with children and young adults returning to education, cases of meningitis will start to rise.
As we continue to emerge from lockdown measures and deal with local measures and the short and long term economic impact of Covid-19, local authorities will need to re-assess how services will be delivered for years to come.
The Government first announced plans for a shared ownership right to buy in October 2019. At the time the sector raised concerns about the impact the plans would have on housing associations ability to borrow. An election and a pandemic later the Government announced, during the CIH Housing Festival last week, the return of the right to shared ownership as part of its Affordable Homes Programme (AHP).
Two final pieces of the possession jigsaw have been published on 15 September 2020. Mr Justice Knowles’ working group on possession proceedings has issued its guidance on the “overall arrangements” for possession proceedings.
One change proposed by the Building Safety Bill is the introduction of a duty holder regime, which will see statutory responsibility for the safety of higher risk buildings placed on key individuals
Throughout this pandemic, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has been publishing various “Statements on Coronavirus” (Statements) which provide guidance on consumer rights during this time.
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