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By Matthew Wort
Following a recommendation of the Hutton report on public sector pensions, the government has launched a consultation on Fair Deal.
By Osman Hamir
A recent European ruling has further clarified when development agreements may be subject to an OJEU process.
By Emma Duke
On 8th April 2010, the Mortgage Repossessions (Protection of Tenants etc) Act 2010 received Royal Assent. The Act is designed to offer some protection to tenants from immediate eviction when a mortgagee repossesses a property.
By Stephen Dalling
April 2010 sees several changes to employment legislation to be aware of.
By Simeon Ling, Jo Garner
February’s inquest into death of Mr David Gray, killed by an overdose of diamorphine given by an EU doctor during an out-of-hours visit, raised grave concerns about out-of-hours care in the UK and triggered an inquiry by the House of Commons Health Committee.
By Osman Hamir
During the National Conversation, tenants identified repairs and maintenance as their top priority, with the quality of their homes coming a close second.
By Phil Watts
Employee absence is a significant cost to business, according to research from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.
By Alex Elphinston
The 2010 budget, announced by Alistair Darling yesterday, has frozen the 'nil rate band' for inheritance tax at the preset threshold of £325,000 for the next four years.
By Peter Hubbard
This is the first of a series of briefings examining in more detail the six new national standards for registered providers in England.
By Michelle Knight
A revised model shared ownership lease has been created by the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) to provide clarity to buyers and lenders alike.
By Phil Watts
Little did the National Bullying Helpline realise that the furore over a breach of confidentiality would result in the Charity Commission launching a formal inquiry into its activities and wider practices.
For organisations that are subject to the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme, taking early action prior to the launch of the Scheme will not only enhance your reputation by gaining you a higher position in the CRC league table, but will also save money.
Ever had an employee ill while on holiday and who has asked to take that period as sick leave instead of holiday?
By Heath Thomas
A recent prosecution by the Health and Safety Executive involving lone working re-enforces the need for employers to assess risks to employees who visit individuals away from the office and to review arrangements when changes occur.
By Phil Watts
The Charity Commission’s recent refusal to register The Gnostic Centre as a charity raises interesting issues about the Commission’s criteria in defining religion and its apparent extension of existing legal boundaries.