Negotiating Joint Ventures: Views from “the Coal Face” Seminar

12/01/2017 @ All Day –

On Thursday 12 January 2017 we will be hosting our Negotiating Joint Ventures: Views from “the Coal Face” seminar in Manchester.
This session will provide attendees with a “bird’s eye view” of current joint venture activity involving Registered Providers not only with private developers but also with councils.

Altair 5th Annual Welsh seminar – Time for transformational change?

17/01/2017 @ 1:15 pm – 5:30 pm –

Who would have thought that the economic and political landscape would have changed as much as it has since this time last year? With a new Welsh Programme for Government, legislative and regulatory changes, and the implications of Brexit, it’s a time of transformational change for housing organisations.

Construction Contracts: Payment Disputes and Adjudication Seminar

02/03/2017 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm – Cash is ‘king’ to contractors and sub-contractors and the English courts have recognised cash flow to be the ‘life blood’ of the construction industry. This seminar will provide an overview of construction adjudication together with the mandatory payment provisions of the ‘Construction Act’ and will provide an insight into recent guidance provided by the Technology […]

An Introduction to Leasehold Management Seminar

16/05/2017 @ 1:30 pm – 4:45 pm –

This course aims to provide a practical introduction to dealing with leasehold management issues, including obligations of both the Landlord and Tenant and recovery of service charges. Housing Officers and Leasehold Managers will certainly benefit from attending this course.

Deregulation: How will it affect you? – Leeds

15/06/2017 @ 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm –

Following publication of the consultation on Deregulation, this afternoon seminar will be discussing how it will affect Registered Providers and the related impact of the Housing White Paper. Experts from Devonshires will be joined on the panel by senior colleagues from the HCA, plus a team of experts from Campbell Tickell and Centrus. We hope you can join us.

What to do with a whistleblowing concern

20/09/2017 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm – The laws around whistleblowing were introduced to provide a means by which employees (and other individuals) could raise concerns about business practices which they were concerned about. But case-law shifted the emphasis from matters which would be in the public interest to matters which were all about the individual. In turn that has perhaps led […]

Pensions Seminar September 2017 – Leeds

27/09/2017 @ 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm –

Devonshires and First Actuarial are delighted to be hosting joint sessions in London and Leeds to Registered Providers on sector pensions’ risks and risk management/mitigation options. As recognised leaders in legal and actuarial matters in the sector, our two organisations have worked alongside each other for a number of providers, and between us we have delivered a series of ‘firsts’ with SHPS and different LGPS Funds to enable clients to manage and mitigate their pensions risks in various situations.

Stock Rationalisation seminar

04/10/2017 @ 1:30 pm – 6:00 pm –

This seminar will explain what stock rationalisation is, highlight some of the key rationale for doing so and provide a summary of the legal issues that arise.

HM Update

12/10/2017 @ 1:30 pm – 5:30 pm –

As usual, our regular 6 monthly HM Update aims to bring you right up-to-date with the latest cases and legal developments relating to housing management.


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