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Five legal developments for employees and employers in 2020
In this article, we identify the five important developments of 2020 HR and Employment law, and how these are likely to affect both workers and employers rights.
Ethical vegan tribunal could open floodgates for other beliefs
In this article, Katie Maguire considers how this ruling could lead to similar cases, and the other "philosophical" beliefs that could follow
Pension perils and pension possibilities in 2020
It may form the last page of the publication, but pensions once again features in the Sector Risk Profile released by the Regulator of Social Housing late last year.
Delivering homes fit for the future
Whatever the result of the UK General Election on 12 December, it is clear that meeting the challenge of climate change is going to present a significant strategic issue for Housing Associations.
Devonshires act for Look Ahead Care and Support Limited on its acquisition of Blythson Limited
Devonshires are delighted to have acted for Look Ahead Care and Support Limited on its recent corporate acquisition of Blythson Limited, a Kent-based learning disability care and support business.
New EU Procurement Thresholds for 2020
Kris Kelliher, Partner, outlines the new public procurement thresholds which have been published by the European Commission.
Time is running out for housing associations to comply with new consumer credit regulations
With the Senior Managers and Certification Regime coming into force on 9 December, Alice Overton, Solicitor, discusses the implications that Housing Associations could face if they do not comply before the regime deadline.
Devonshires boost construction and engineering practice with new partner hire
A solicitor who previously worked at law firm Devonshires has returned to the firm as a partner to strengthen its growing construction and engineering practice.
Rent Standard 2020 – Final version published!
The Regulator of Social Housing has published its response to the consultation on the Rent Standard 2020 and issued the final version of the Standard which will apply from 1 April 2020.
Devonshires act for The Wrekin Housing Group Limited on £600m restructuring
Devonshires’ Banking and Securitisation teams are delighted to have advised The Wrekin Housing Group Limited on a full restructure of its corporate financing including facilities.
Exempt social housing from Section 21 reforms, Devonshires urges the Government
Proposals could also inadvertently reduce the supply of homes for rent. The Government should exempt social housing from its plans to abolish the assured shorthold tenancy regime.