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From thought leadership pieces to basic training resources, our lawyers regularly produce leaflets, briefings, newsletters and brochures. Our aim is to help keep our clients ahead of the curve.

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Update: Non-ACM Building Safety Fund – what should RPs next steps be?
The Government has issued its prospectus for the promised £1billion fund to remediate non-ACM cladding. RPs will need to decide before 31 July whether they (or, where applicable, a group entity) should register for the Fund.
COVID-19 Care Act easements: implications for care providers working with local authorities to meet the demands on the adult social care sector during the pandemic
With a view to reducing the timeframe to providing services to people in need care and support during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government introduced statutory provisions under the Coronavirus Act 2020 (Coronavirus Act).
Maintaining development with balanced exposure – Joint Ventures are demonstrating flexibility
The Government has been clear in its messages recently that the housing market is one of the key pillars of the economy and that ways to ensure delivery of new homes is essential.
Organising your way through COVID-19
Nonetheless, the unprecedented scale with which the COVID-19 pandemic has reached presents care providers with challenges that require swift decision making that can have implications for the ongoing success of the service they provide.
Credit and Coronavirus
During the coronavirus pandemic, many residents will be worried about keeping up regular payments such as rent and service charges, or keeping up principal and interest payments on debt.
HM Treasury Announces Emergency Support Package for Charities
Last week, the UK Government agreed to make available additional funding to support frontline and small charities affected by the coronavirus outbreak.
Property Charging – how is it affected by COVID-19?
As practical difficulties start to materialise, we look at 7 key issues registered providers should consider when charging properties and provide short-term mitigating solutions where possible.
The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) is now available for SMEs through participating lenders
CBILS is a new scheme, announced by The Chancellor in the recent Budget, that can provide facilities of up to £5m for smaller businesses.
Tech is helping vulnerable residents stay independent
Assistive technology is revolutionising the way housing associations operate and interact with their elderly residents, helping them live at home for longer.
Complying with the Equity Loan Scheme
In our new article, we discuss the success of the help to buy equity loan scheme and the care that providers need to take in order to comply with consumer credit or regulated mortgage legislation.
Shared Ownership: time to think again
In our new article, Jonathan Corris and Jonathan Jarvis, Partners, discuss how the market could finally be warming to the benefits of Shared Ownership.
How RPs can learn from new corporate governance principles for private companies
Writing for Social Housing, James Lyons, Partner, discusses how RPs can learn from new corporate governance principles for private clients.