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 team fought off strong competition from ESP Law, Gowling WLG and HRC Law to take home the award, which was centred around the work the team has done for the health and social care sector in particular.
Head of Employment, Matthew Gregson, said, "This is great recognition of how our sector insight in the firm’s sectors of Health and Social Care, Housing, Local Government, Education, Charities and Social Business is adding real value for our clients.”
Sector Lead for Health and Social Care, Matthew Wort, said, “This award is a great win for the team and recognises the hard work the Employment team does supporting sectors with key issues like sleep-in pay, National Minimum Wage concerns and general employment advice. Our success here showcases Anthony Collins Solicitors as a leading national social purpose law firm.”
For further information about the employment services Anthony Collins Solicitors offers, please visit our website.
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.
A long-awaited decision of the Court of Appeal has clarified that a lower standard of proof should apply than previously thought before an Inquest can return a conclusion of suicide.
New regulations come into force on 1 June 2019, amending the Section 21 (s21) prescribed form template for use with assured shorthold tenancies.
In a challenging economic climate with continuing budget cuts and increasing expectations of staff, sickness absence remains an ongoing problem that is important to address.
Social housing providers will routinely have a number of construction projects underway at any one time. It is essential for client teams to understand and avoid key contract management pitfalls.
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