Publications

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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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.
Managing tenancies where your resident lacks mental capacity: a step by step guide
The starting point is that if a person lacks the mental capacity to sign a tenancy agreement, anyone intending to sign the agreement on the person’s behalf can only do so with the authorisation of the Court of Protection or where they have an Enduring/Lasting Power of Attorney (‘LPA’) or are a court appointed Deputy.
Adapting to challenges of COVID-19: step-down & temporary accommodation
Many Registered Providers, Care Home Operators and other building owners have been approached to assist in the response to the COVID-19 pandemic in various ways including permitting use of their buildings and facilities.
Care Brief – Spring 2020
Welcome to the new edition of our Care Brief.
Is furlough possible for organisations in receipt of public funding for staff costs?
When the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) was first announced, many organisations welcomed it with open arms.
Continuing a development pipeline post COVID-19
Housing Associations are focusing their response to the outbreak on key priorities including keeping their residents safe, supporting their staff and working with their key stakeholders including local authorities and the NHS to support critical services.
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.
D-BRIEF – Employment & Pensions Blog: Statutory Parental Bereavement Leave and Pay
The Government has published guidance for employers on the new right to Statutory Parental Bereavement Leave and Pay which came into force on 6 April 2020.
COVID-19: Impact on duties of company directors
The Coronavirus (COVID-19) has quickly become a key and prevalent issue for all trading businesses and their directors, in many cases adding further pressure to existing uncertainty caused in recent years by Brexit.
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.
D-BRIEF – Employment & Pensions Blog: An End to the Free Movement of People
Last week, the Government issued its guidance to employers on the new employer led points-based immigration system.