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Devonshires helps Karin move into home ownership
Devonshires advised Karin Housing Association on the purchase of its first properties, enabling the organisation to expand into home ownership.
Charity Commission launches consultation
Company Secretaries and Finance Directors should be aware that the Charity Commission has launched a consultation about the relationship between charities and non-charities.
Celebrating a year in Leeds
Today marks our one-year anniversary in Leeds and what a year it’s been!
Devonshires advise L&Q on its acquisition of a portfolio of properties in Berkshire
Following a successful tender in September 2017, L&Q acquired a portfolio of 161 affordable and general needs properties in Berkshire from Sovereign Housing Association.
First dibs on homes: what it means in practice
A scheme to offer first dibs on new homes in London has moved a step closer with some of the housing industry’s biggest players signing up.
Devonshires win ‘Gold award with special commendation’ at the 2018 Clean City Awards
Devonshires rewarded for their environmental efforts with a ‘Gold award with special commendation’ at the 2018 Clean City Awards.
Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust admit errors in incorrect reporting on Smear Tests
For most women, having a routine smear test can be a worrying time but after receiving the ‘’all clear’’ it is only natural to forget about the test until the next time it creeps round, three years later.
More than £11,000 recovered for fruit supplier
A supplier of fresh produce has recovered all of its debt together with Late Payment Compensation fees and interest, with our support.
IT’S THE LAW: Compulsory Purchase Orders
In the good old days, if the King wanted to get hold of your land he’d just turn up with a few soldiers and invite you to leave. Nowadays, what with democracy and human rights (see ‘political correctness gone mad’), things are a bit different.
Welcome to our new GDPR Consultant
Louisa Loizou (ex. Company Secretary at One Housing Group) has joined Devonshires to provide consultancy services to our clients on all General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) matters.
CSR: How it benefits our employees
Corporate social responsibility is good for business and increasingly, it’s moving up the boardroom agenda. Although some may still consider it a tick-box exercise, forward-thinking businesses recognise that it can have huge benefits both for organisations and society.
Lease Extensions – The Theory of Relativity
Earlier this week the Court of Appeal dismissed the case lodged by Mundy against their landlord, the Sloane Stanley Estate Trustees.