Insight
Housing 2021 conference: The key topics providers should have on their radar
14/09/21
This year’s Housing conference highlighted a number of challenges for the sector. Chris Grose summarises and evaluates the topics RPs need to be aware of, including sharing his own advice as well as tips from senior figures in the housing sector.
Podcast
Public procurement “how to” series: Episode 3 – The selection stage
14/09/21
In this episode Kay Day and Mary Mundy discuss the selection stage of the procurement procedure, including the purpose of selection questions, the importance of finance tests and the need for staff training and robust record keeping at this stage.
Insight
New regulations on tenancy notice periods and prescribed forms – how they will affect housing providers
10/09/21
The Government has introduced new regulations coming into force on 1 October 2021, which detail amended notice periods to be given to tenants and three new forms to be used by landlords. We set out how the new regulations will affect housing providers.
Insight
Government launches major consultation on the future of data protection law
10/09/21
The Government published a wide-ranging consultation on the future of data protection law and regulation. We summarise the key highlights and how you can influence the consultation.
COVID-19: Workforce FAQs
24/08/21
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to pose significant workforce issues for healthcare organisations regarding the services they provide and the risks to staff. Here we share our FAQs in relation to these policies and communications with staff generally.
In the News
Housing case law - July/August 2021
03/08/21
Read our monthly housing case law update, which includes recent cases from courts in England and Wales that are relevant to the #ukhousing sector.
Insight
Government announces plans for new obligations on employers to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace
29/07/21
On 21 July 2021, the Government published its response to the consultation on sexual harassment in the workplace. We take a look at the proposed changes following the consultation, and what will be the impact on employers.
Insight
Joint ventures: The benefits and implications for RPs and developers explained
28/07/21
At our recent webinar we discussed some of the considerations for RPs and developers before entering into a JV, as well as the benefits and different structures. In case you missed it, we set out some of the key points.
Podcast
Public procurement “how to” series: Episode 2 – Preparing to launch the procurement
20/07/21
This episode covers what contracting authorities need to know, required documents, key tips for valuing the contract, and future-proofing the procurement/contract.
Insight
The Health and Care Bill: Implications for providers and commissioners
20/07/21
The Health and Care Bill was published on 6 July 2021. We will be issuing a series of “bite sized” updates on those aspects of the Bill that are likely to have most practical impact on your day-to-day work. You can access all of our resources here.
Insight
What does the Health and Care Bill mean for the establishment and governance of Integrated Care Systems?
19/07/21
The Health and Care Bill contains new details of the requirements for ICB constitutions, the membership of the ICB and the relationship with an Integrated Care Partnership (ICP). Read more on how the changes will affect you in our insight.
Insight
What does the Health and Care Bill mean for CQC regulation?
19/07/21
The Bill proposes for the CQC’s scope to be widened, including powers to appoint a special administrator for trusts, assess the performance of local authorities and police new hospital food standards. We summarise the changes and what they mean for you.