Webinars & Podcasts
Catch-up with our most recent Devonshires Webinars. Our page is regularly refreshed, providing you with the most relevant and up to date information.
Jonathan Corris and Hannah Langford will provide a legal overview of what has been set out in the Planning for the Future White Paper and how designating land values/zoning works in practice. They will also discuss the considerations for land deals and development of residential and commercial property.
A discussion of the current legal considerations during the pandemic and lessons learned from across the housing sector. Jonathan Corris, Jonathan Jarvis, and Elad Yasdi will look at current trends and considerations relating to stock rationalisation as well as looking at the emergence of for-profit Registered Providers into this area.
In this webinar Anna Bennett presents the technical differences between statutory secure or assured tenancies and licences. Anna discusses when appropriate to use the different tenure types and what it means for landlords when looking to enforce obligations under those agreements.
The FCA’s Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SMCR) came into force on 9 December 2019. With 3 months to go before the deadline for full compliance, Alice Overton will take you through the key requirements of SMCR and share some useful tips for how to ensure you are prepared for December.
In this webinar Mark Foxcroft focuses on common management structures on residential Estates with a detailed look at RTM Companies and Residents’ Management Companies. Mark looks at how each type of company comes to be in place, what that means for the landlord, and steps they can take in circumstances where the company is not acting appropriately.
In this session Neil Lawlor and Mark Foxcroft look at some of the common issues that can arise when managing estates where there is a management company or managing agent in place (such as a Residents’ Management Company or a Right to Manage Company) and what steps landlords can take to address them.
Donna McCarthy and Samantha Grix discuss the six principles of safeguarding and provisions of the Care Act 2014 and the practical steps that should be taken to promote adult safeguarding, be able to recognise and make effective safeguarding referrals, and deal with local authority requests as part of a Safeguarding Adults Review.
Nick Billingham, Hetal Ruparelia and Christian Barnes provide a round-up of the latest issues regarding Data Protection. Bringing you up to speed with the latest developments, including recent case-law on transfer of personal data outside the EEA and how to develop a seamless process for evaluating and responding to data breaches.
Donna McCarthy, Lee Russell & Christian Barnes give an overview of the regulatory aspects to care provision including those unique to social housing providers, discuss the role of the CQC and the Regulator of social housing, the regulatory obligations engaged in care provision, and how to deal with the overlap of regulators.
The new Practice Direction 55C will set out the framework to deal with the transition between the stay of possession claims and the resumption of the same. Rebecca Brady and Lee Russell bring you up to date with the several key changes that will apply to all possession proceedings and ensure you are prepared for the return of possession claims.
Due to the outbreak of Covid-19, traditional AGMs are no longer viable. Diarmaid O’Sullivan and Nadine Ofori-Atta take look at the alternative options and examine the current legal and good practice issues of post-Covid AGMs.
In this webinar Neil Lawlor and Mark Foxcroft aim to raise awareness of some of the common and practical issues that can arise when leaseholders and shared owners sub-let their property on both a long term and short-term basis and how these issues can be addressed.