Insight
Online Safety Bill
09/10/23
In recent years, cyber bullying and online abuse have become a widespread issue, and currently there are very limited tools available to those seeking to challenge platforms which allow abusive content.
Insight
Environmental Impact Assessments
09/10/23
The existing environmental assessment regimes, which include both environmental impact assessment (EIA) for projects, and strategic environmental assessment (SEA) for plans, have been developed over more than 30 years.
Insight
Industrial action
09/10/23
Most local government industrial action has now ended following the reaching of a pay deal with teachers, however, not without a significant impact on education providers over the course of the last few months.
Insight
Procurement Bill
09/10/23
Local authority procurement teams will have been watching with interest the progress of the Procurement Bill.
Insight
The conflict between trans rig​hts and religion or belief
09/10/23
With higher proportions of those under the age of 35 self-reporting as trans, it is vital to ensure that local government organisations, as both employers and as service providers, take account of trans rights as well as competing gender critical views.
Insight
Public service pension scheme reform
09/10/23
The government is now introducing regulations implementing the McCloud remedy to remove the age discrimination.
Insight
Holiday pay and unlawful deductions
06/10/23
Our experts outline the impact that the Supreme Court judgment on the case of Chief Constable of Police Service of Northern Ireland v Agnew will have on employers across the UK.
Insight
Energy Efficiency Update: EPC Targets Scrapped but new targets for RPs expected
04/10/23
The government has scrapped the requirement for all new private rental properties to have an EPC rating of C, but the government is still committed to launching a consultation on MEES in the social housing sector in early 2024.
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Gas safety testing: Key updates RPs need to consider
27/09/23
In the recent Insight Report 15 the Housing Ombudsman Service has highlighted two conclusions relating to social landlords’ handling of gas safety testing. In this insight we outline the key themes and learnings from the insights shared by HOS.
Insight
Housing Case Law – September 2023
27/09/23
Our monthly Housing Case Law brings you a roundup of the latest cases and court decisions in one practical update.
Insight
Atypical workers to be given new right to request predictable terms
26/09/23
The Workers (Predictable Terms and Conditions) Act 2023 has became law. This insight outlines what employers need be aware of before it comes into force.
Insight
Minimum service levels during strike action – the proposals for hospital services
21/09/23
In this insight, we summarise the minimum service level proposals and what they may mean for employers of staff working in hospital services, if they go on to become law.