At Anthony Collins Solicitors, we firmly believe in continuing to develop our knowledge and encouraging progression within the firm. The latest success comes from Rebekah Sambrooks, a legal assistant in our PPM team. She has recently been appointed to the Mental Health Panel of accredited practitioners allowing her to represent mental health clients in all forms of tribunals.

Sheree Green, Court of Protection and Mental Health Lead, commented “Rebekah works alongside clients who face great challenges,  including the loss of their liberty. Access to justice is critically important, and Rebekah’s appointment will ensure that those who need it most will have the quality advice and representation they deserve.”

Further information

For further information about any of the topics raised above, please contact Sheree Green or visit our website.

Euthanasia creep?
Euthanasia creep?

When the Mental Capacity Act was going through parliament, “pro-life” groups argued that the provisions around health and welfare and advance directives would be the prelude to legalised euthanasia.

Anything to declare?
Anything to declare?

The Charity Commission has recently published two pieces of updated guidance relating to safeguarding and serious incident reporting.

Service contract rescues – the dos and don’ts
Service contract rescues – the dos and don’ts

The news that Allied Healthcare is “actively exploring” the sale or transfer of its care and support services means the TUPE implications and risks need to be considered for any would-be buyers.

Investigating abnormally low tenders
Investigating abnormally low tenders

Following a recent case, the Court has clarified in what circumstances investigations into abnormally low tenders ought to be conducted.

Term-time workers – are they missing out?
Term-time workers – are they missing out?

Calculating holiday pay and entitlement is rarely a pleasure and almost always a chore! It would be wise to review the calculation of holiday pay for term-time workers.