Guidance for social landlords on essential moves
The Government has released guidance for social landlords on essential home moves. Although this is not statutory guidance, it includes helpful tips on what most housing providers should be doing when it comes to residents moving home, and repairs.
House builders announce phased reopening of development sites
Last month, a number of UK house builders announced closure of their construction sites across the UK. The Government has now confirmed that construction sites are permitted to be open as long as the correct Site Operating Procedures are complied with.
COVID-19: Inquest FAQs
We have compiled these FAQs for healthcare, social care, emergency services and housing sectors regarding how coroners are approaching inquests in the current climate and how demands on organisations and their professional witnesses can best be managed.
COVID-19: Clinical risk and indemnity considerations
Private health and social care
COVID-19 has permeated every aspect of health and social care, presenting challenges to the NHS and private sector. The situation is evolving but key concerns are highlighted in this Insight with practical advice on managing risk and indemnity issues.
How much of a medical record can a personal representative see?
The Access to Health Records Act 1990 grants a statutory right of access to the medical records of the deceased to certain individuals in certain circumstances. The High Court has recently looked at the scope of that right for personal representatives.
Housing Case Law Update - April 2020
Read our monthly housing case law update, which includes recent cases from courts in England and Wales that are relevant to the #ukhousing sector.