They work to principles that are very much aligned with ours and we are proud to have been working with Placeshapers since 2011. This week, they have launched two short animations (uploaded to the homepage of their website) that really bring to life the Placeshapers 'story' and the impact their work has on local communities, particularly in working closely with local care homes and providers. To find out more, and to watch the animations,  please visit their website: www.placeshapers.org

Contract management pitfalls – payment
Contract management pitfalls – payment

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.

Standard of proof in suicide cases
Standard of proof in suicide cases

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.