Insight
Data Breaches and Cyber Threats: learning from the ICO
19/07/24
The Information Commissioner's Office has recently published the “Learning from the mistakes of others” report which provides a useful reference guide. This insight summarises the key points around security incidents and include tips on tackling them.
Insight
The Regulator of Social Housing’s Consumer Regulation Review 2023-24
19/07/24
The Regulator of Social Housing has published its latest consumer regulation review. In this insights we outlines the four most important themes coming out of the review.
Insight
Clinical Law Insight: Summer 2024
19/07/24
The Summer edition of our Clinical Law Insight, in this edition: the Infected Blood Inquiry and the Voicing Loss project reports, new medical examiner system for investigating deaths and much more.
Insight
The Kings Speech: plans for employment and pensions law
18/07/24
King Charles III marked the 2024 State Opening of Parliament yesterday with a speech outlining the new Labour government’s key legislation changes. We summarise the changes for employment and pension laws below and what the main takeaways are.
Alert
A Code of Governance for For-Profit RPs
17/07/24
The British Property Federation (BPF) have recently introduced a code of governance (the Code) aimed at for-profit registered providers (FPRPs).
Insight
Waiver of forfeiture: Does an agent’s receipt of rent waive the landlord’s right of forfeiture?
17/07/24
The High Court has recently ruled on the case of Tropical Zoo v Hounslow LBC in which the court considered non-standard lease drafting and whether the local authority had waived its right to forfeiture of the lease due to its agent’s acceptance of rent.
Video
What your RP needs to know about mergers
16/07/24
Our ongoing merger video series provides food for thought for RPs considering a merger.
Video
Step-by-Step to the Procurement Act: the new Competitive Flexible Procedure
15/07/24
In Episode 4 our experts consider the new Competitive Flexible Procedure and how contracting authorities can design their own procedure under the Act.
Insight
Royal Mail were correct in dismissing employee for threat to “blow up” a colleague’s car if they did not participate in industrial action
15/07/24
In this insight we look at the decision of the Employment Tribunal in Mr M Young v Royal Mail Group Limited which considers exactly what constitutes ‘trade union activities’ during periods of industrial action.
Insight
TUPE Regulations do not apply to commissioner transfers
10/07/24
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has confirmed that the TUPE Regulations (Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006) do not apply to the reorganisation of Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs).
Insight
Retrofitting costs and land development
10/07/24
We consider development as a method of raising finance which is particularly important because of the serious financial pressures Registered Providers (RPs) currently face.
Insight
New Labour Chancellor Rachel Reeves reveals plans to get Britain building
08/07/24
Labour have promised to provide “the biggest increase in social and affordable housebuilding in a generation”.