Deaths in Custody: Key themes from two recent reports
In the insight our experts outline the key themes and learnings from two recent reports.
The latest on RAAC and what it means for RPs and local authorities
RAAC (Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete) has caused significant disruption to the start of the new school year with over 100 schools having to shut this week. RAAC now poses a similar threat to Registered Providers and local authorities.
Unsafe cladding and design defects: ‘replace now, claim later’
In a ground-breaking development, the Court of Appeal has delivered a game-changing policy directive with far-reaching implications for the construction industry.
Minimum service levels during strike action – the proposed ‘reasonable steps’ Code of Practice
The government has opened a consultation on the draft statutory Code of Practice which sets out the steps a trade union should take to be compliant with the Strikes (Minimum Service Levels) Act. We summarise what it means for employers.
Government proposes changes to police misconduct proceedings - the “easy” route to dismiss police officers?
In this insight, we summarise the impact of the proposed vetting and disciplinary procedures changes for police forces.
Housing Case Law – July and August 2023
Our monthly Housing Case Law brings you a roundup of the latest cases and court decisions in one practical update.
Is your Foundation Trust Constitution fit for purpose in a collaborative system?
All NHS Foundation Trusts are required by schedule 7 of the NHS Act 2006 to have a Constitution. This insight sets out some of the key points to consider in any constitutional review.
The Building Safety Act 2022: Impact on Social Housing providers
The Building Safety Act 2022 represents a significant milestone in the UK’s commitment to enhance building safety standards, particularly in the aftermath of the tragic Grenfell Tower fire in 2017.
Updates to Key Information Documents – Shared Ownership
For both sets of model leases there are Key Information Documents (KIDs) for shared owners that landlords are required to provide to purchasers. This insight discusses the background of KIDs and who should provide them.
Capital Funding Guide: Consent now required for transfer of grant liabilities
Changes to Chapter 7 of the Capital Funding Guide mean prior consent from Homes England is now required for the transfer of grant between Registered Providers. In this insight we summarise the changes and outline the new process.
The new law on minimum service levels during strike action - what employers need to know
The Strikes (Minimum Service Level) Act 2023 has received Royal Assent and came into force. In this insight our summarise the impact of the Act and what this means for employers.
What does The Social Housing (Regulation) Act mean for Registered Providers?
On 20 July 2023 the Social Housing (Regulation) Act (the Act) received Royal Assent to become law in the UK. In this insight, we summarise the upcoming key changes and what they mean for RPs.