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Devonshires Quarterly Banking Update – February 2023
Issued every three months, the Banking Update provides you with a brief snapshot of what our team have been up to, as well as a look at any big sector updates or changes.
D-BRIEF – Employment & Pensions Blog: Draft Code of Practice Dismissal and Re-engagement – Government Consultation
We outline the current Government consultation on a proposed new statutory code of practice on the use of fire and rehire practices.
Private Investment in Social Housing – Part 2 – Third Parties and Stakeholders
The focus of Part 2 is on third parties and stakeholders who need to be engaged in such transactions.
What to look out for in 2023: The Pensions Edition
In this article, we have picked out 5 key things for those responsible for pensions within their organisation to be aware of.
First Remediation Contribution Order pursuant to the Building Safety Act 2022 made by the First Tier Tribunal
The First Tier Tribunal has made its first Remediation Contribution Order (‘RCO’)’ pursuant to the Building Safety Act 2022 (‘BSA’).
D-BRIEF – Employment & Pensions Blog: Government Consultation – Holiday entitlement for part-year and irregular hours workers
Following Supreme Court’s July 2022 ruling in Harpur Trust v. Brazel,  the Government has announced a consultation that is looking to change the calculation of holiday entitlement of part-year and irregular hours workers.
Private Investment in Social Housing – Part 1 – Agreeing The Terms
Facing unprecedented financial pressures in a turbulent market, a number of housing associations are seriously considering innovative partnerships to bring more private institutional investment into the social housing sector.
ESG considerations and your supply chain commercial contracts – working to Net Zero
In June 2019 the UK Government committed to reach Net Zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. To assist in achieving this aim, reporting requirements of large or listed companies were expanded to include sustainability matters.
Governance and Disclosure Guidelines for Housing Associations Seeking Funding from Capital Markets
The Investment Association, trade body and industry voice for investment managers in the UK, recently published updated governance and disclosure guidelines for housing associations seeking funding from capital markets.
LDC v George Downing
The English High Court hands down its second reported judgment following the full trial of a building safety claim after the Grenfell Tower fire heightened concerns regarding high-rise properties in the UK.
D-BRIEF – Employment & Pensions Blog: Marriage and Civil Partnership Discrimination
Direct marriage or civil partner discrimination occurs where a person (A) discriminates against another (B) if, because of marriage or civil partnership, A treats B less favourably than A treats or would treat others.
RPs, Regulatory Requirements and their Property Portfolios
The RSH has made clear that it takes a co-regulatory approach and holds board members and councillors responsible for ensuring that RPs are being managed effectively and meeting regulatory requirements. One such requirement is the need to meet the Rent Standard and (subject to relevant exemptions) all rents must be charged in accordance with the Government’s Policy Statement on Rents for Social Housing 2019.