In the Transforming Public Procurement Green Paper, the Government signalled its desire to increase its control over procurements by all contracting authorities.
Our experience of life is largely determined by the states of mind with which we meet it.
Much of modern Western culture encourages us to think that if we want to be happier, we can achieve this by changing something in our external environment.
The great wisdom traditions of the world teach that changing our internal environment is of far greater importance. That when it comes to living with greater happiness and peace, our states of consciousness are far more important than external circumstances. Our lives are predominantly shaped by our thoughts.
The famous ‘Serenity Prayer’ (adopted by Alcoholics Anonymous and other 12-step programs) asks that we be granted the serenity to accept the things we cannot change, courage to change the things we can, and wisdom to know the difference. We may have little influence over a large part of our external environment at the moment (and generally). But what we can change, with a little determination and courage, is our internal environment.
In this podcast, Chris reflects on how meditation can help put us in the best position to change what we can change: how we relate to life.
The monthly round-up from the Anthony Collins Solicitors charities team.
Legal updates as the UK enters into stage 4 of the roadmap and legal restrictions on face coverings and social distancing are lifted.
The first disability we are going to discuss is diabetes. We begin by discussing the different types of diabetes; their similarities and differences and how we live with the disability within our day.
Tim Coolican and Freya Cassia explore the legal and practical options available to providers if a disappointing result is received following an inspection.
Following the launch of the CQC’s new strategy for how it regulates health and social care, many providers will be keen to know more about how the changes might affect them in the future.
EPC’s are not required to be served with a Section 21 notice for assured shorthold tenancies if the tenancy predates October 2015.
A new era of paperless property deals is upon us following the Land Registry’s landmark decision in July 2020 to accept e-signed documents for registration.
Under NHSX, the Department of Health and Social Care, NHS England and NHS Improvement have published the Secretary of State's vision for how data will be used to improve health and care.
Ofsted recently published the findings from its rapid review of sexual abuse in schools and colleges. The review highlighted keys areas of concern and presents clear actions, which are discussed here.
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