Insight
Housing Case Law – April 2024
24/04/24
Our monthly Housing Case Law brings you a roundup of the latest cases and court decisions in one practical update.
Insight
Supreme Court: lack of protection from detriment for participating in industrial action is incompatible with the right to participate in a lawful strike
22/04/24
This long-running case considers whether employees engaging in strike action should be protected from potential disadvantage and prejudice by their employers.
Insight
Procurement Act Update: second technical guidance
18/04/24
The Procurement Act 2023 (PA23) is expected to come into force in October 2024. In preparation for this, a second tranche of technical guidance has been published by Cabinet Office.
Insight
The challenges facing local authorities in achieving Net Zero Targets
17/04/24
Local authorities are under increasing pressure to deliver the net zero targets set out in the Climate Change Act 2008 which requires the UK by 2050 to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions.
Insight
The Future of Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs)
17/04/24
Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) were established to replace the nine regional development agencies responsible for promoting local economic development. From 1 April 2024 LEP functions have been transferred back to local authority responsibility.
Insight
Preparing for PFI expiry and transition
17/04/24
PFI (Private Finance Initiative) contract expiry will be resource intensive and a misalignment of interests and authority incentives creates potential for disputes. We set out some “top tips” and considerations for local government organisations.
Insight
Procurement Act update
27/03/24
The Procurement Act 2023 is expected to come into force in October 2024. In preparation for this the Procurement Regulations 2024 and first tranche of technical guidance have been published.
Insight
Housing Case Law – March 2024
22/03/24
Our monthly Housing Case Law brings you a roundup of the latest cases and court decisions in one practical update.
Insight
Clinical Law Insight: Spring 2024
20/03/24
This edition focus on safety & learning and governance, learning from coroners’ Prevention of Future Death reports, governance issues around the quality of information provided to Boards and the recently announced review of the duty of candour.
Insight
Stamp Duty Land Tax: the abolition of Multiple Dwellings Relief and changes to Registered Social Landlord Relief
15/03/24
What impact the abolishment of MDR may have on the housing sector as well as some of the other changes to Stamp Duty Land Tax announced by the Chancellor that will affect Registered Providers.
Insight
Integrated Care Boards: Personal Health Budgets and Direct Employment
14/03/24
What role do ICBs play in supporting recipients of a Personal Health Budget in employing personal assistants or carers? We outline the risks for ICBs supporting service users with the employment issues.
Podcast
Security Charging Podcast Episode 6: Pre-charging and rolling charging: which approach is best for you?
12/03/24
Listen on demand to episode 6 of Capsticks' Security Charging podcast series in which our expert legal team give Registered Providers practical guidance on the charging process.