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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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Gas Safety Certificates and Section 21 – Trecarrell House Ltd v Rouncefield [2020] EWCA Civ 760
The Court of Appeal handed down judgment on whether a landlord’s failure to provide a gas safety certificate (prior to a tenant’s occupation) prevents a landlord later relying on a Section 21 notice.
The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill: steps company secretaries should take
Company secretaries servicing organisations in both the private and voluntary sector will have breathed a collective sigh of relief that the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill is making rapid progress through the chambers of Parliament.
Buying or selling a care home: Preliminary legal issues to consider
This article highlights some of the key legal and structural considerations to bear in mind at the outset of any care home or care business acquisition and to help the process run as smoothly as possible.
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.
Update: Building Safety Fund
In March 2020, the Government announced that it would be launching a new £1bn Building Safety Fund (“the Fund”) to provide funding to both public and private sector building owners for the remediation of external wall systems containing dangerous non-aluminium composite material (ACM) cladding in buildings over 18m.
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.
Moving to the cloud: 10 things
Contemplating a move to the cloud? Whether you are contracting with a small supplier for a single purpose application, or upgrading your entire IT infrastructure, there are advantages to be gained from a move to the cloud.
Update: Building Safety Fund
In March 2020, the Government announced that it would be launching a new £1bn Building Safety Fund to provide funding to both public and private sector building owners for the remediation of external wall systems containing dangerous non-aluminium composite material (ACM) cladding in buildings over 18m.
When we meet again: Top 10 Things to think about in return from lockdown
The ‘end’ of lockdown is now on the horizon. That will throw up a whole new set of challenges. In this article Neil Toner, our Head of Real Estate, looks at his Top 10.  
Making difficult decisions doesn’t mean they should be avoided
It is acknowledged that the implications of COVID-19 will be felt for many years.
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.
Getting it right when things go wrong: how to ensure compliance with the Duty of Candour
Regrettably there are going to be occasions where things go wrong when providing care and support. While it is important to ensure the necessary steps are taken to put things right, do not lose sight of the duty of candour.