Social Housing and Care Homes - Employment Quarterly Update
Health and social care
Welcome to our first employment update for social housing and care homes for 2019. It certainly looks set to be another year in which the legal and political landscape is dominated by Brexit.
Spotlight on The Social Housing Green Paper
It's out! Finally, after weeks of waiting, the Social Housing Green Paper has been released today. Our housing experts have been busy analysing the paper and set out the below summary of what you need to know.
Gig-Economy workers' rights update
The Government published “the Good Work Plan”, its response to “Good Work”, the review into modern working practices which was led by Matthew Taylor in late 2017.
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Greater Manchester Police has been fined £150,000 after 3 DVDs containing footage of interviews with victims of serious violent crime failed to reach their intended recipient, the National Crime Agency.
Out with the old and in with the new
The old consent regime to dispose of social housing dwellings and land has today been replaced with the duty to notify the HCA of any Relevant Disposals after the event.
Update on IR35 changes
HMRC has now published its much-anticipated electronic tool for determining whether off-payroll engagements are “in scope” for the new IR35 rules that will apply from 6th April 2017.
Risky business on the frontline
This insight provides a snapshot of the risky business in managing Anti-Social Behaviour, Tenancy Fraud and Safeguarding.
Cannabis factories and suspended orders
Two recent Court of Appeal cases have created quite a stir on the issue of whether or not a possession order should be suspended, despite the judge not believing the tenant’s evidence at the trial.
The "Right to Rent" requirements
The Immigration Act 2014 introduced the “right to rent” scheme, which applies to any residential tenancy granted on or after 1 February.