The use of large up-front fees and disproportionate deposits has already resulted in significant cost consequences for one care provider.
As the Church responds to the challenges and opportunities identified in the recent Chadwick Report (‘The Church School of the Future Review’) the need for specialist support becomes more and more evident. During the last six months the Education Team at Anthony Collins Solicitors has seen significant growth in the number of enquiries from Dioceses seeking expert legal and strategic resource.
These latest appointments follow the team being instructed by both Coventry and Gloucester Dioceses earlier this year.
Simon Ramshaw, the partner who leads the Education Team, said: "It's fantastic to see the way the Church is working together so positively to help shape the future of education in the UK. Both Dioceses have a deeply ingrained commitment to secure the future of distinctive Christian education, and it’s a real privilege for us to serve the Church in its ongoing mission."
Jackie Hughes, Diocesan Director of Education at Birmingham, commented:
We’re delighted to be working with Anthony Collins Solicitors. We have shared values and a common objective to enhance the provision of high quality Christian education. It’s good to see their refreshing approach in bringing fresh ideas and thinking to the table.
Clare Meese, Diocesan Director of Education at Southwell and Nottingham, said: "As a Diocese we are committed to building up schools which provide high standards of education, excellent teaching staff and conscientious students. Our ongoing Academy Programme enables us to channel the necessary resources into the right schools to really develop the education offering in our area."
The government announced on 16 May that it will provide a fund of £400m to cover the costs of removal and replacement of cladding to high rise residential blocks which have failed tests.
Whilst some people are under the impression that preparing a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is simply a case of completing a form and ticking a few boxes, it is about far more than this.
A big fear for some people facing divorce and the inevitable carving up of the matrimonial assets. They seek assurances that such assets will be “ring-fenced” and retained for them.
Thinking about the legal status of being a cohabitant probably isn’t at the top of the ‘to do’ list.
When an individual is thinking about making a gift to another individual, consideration needs to be given to the Potentially Exempt Transfer (PET) trap.
We are now only a few weeks away from the biggest change to data protection laws in over 20 years. Are you compliant?
The tragedy, in this case, is that there were options readily available to the midwives that they could have used. This was not a case of having to go above and beyond.
Arising from the recent Family Division announcement, people who think they are legally divorced may in fact still be married.
The SCCS has issued providers in the scheme a series of updated and new documents in order to assist with their National Minimum Wage review.
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