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And so it begins — first parts of the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 coming into force on 13 May 2014
Provisions of the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 are being brought into force in stages by way of ‘Commencement Orders’.
Poor care, unanswered requests for help, enforced incontinence and basic neglect are unfortunately all too common in the care of elderly people.
As Guardian Care Homes and Barclays Bank settle their dispute, those in finance are left seeking clarification
The outcome of the Guardian Care Homes case against Barclays Bank was eagerly awaited by many in finance.
New regulations now govern the procedure that enforcement agents must follow when taking control of goods to recover a debt — for example former tenancy arrears.
When a relationship breaks down, whether a couple are married or not, problems can arise over children, money and property.
The latest exercise of its powers by the ICO brings the issue of data security home to roost in the health and social care sector.
With the new financial year upon us, employers should take note of employment law changes that may affect future workforce costs and liabilities.
Sheree Green, senior associate at Anthony Collins Solicitors, comments on the recent Cheshire West judgment.
Changes in the law should make it easier for victims of domestic violence to access public funding to obtain legal advice and assistance.
On 22 April, we will see the introduction of increased County Court fees.
From 22 April 2014, individual county courts will no longer exist — all will be replaced by the Single County Court.
Valuations by the government are expected to show that current employer contributions rates do not ensure that the costs of public sector pension schemes will be met in the future.
The Social Value Act represented a step-change for some public bodies that were nervous about seeking to achieve social, environmental or wider economic ends through their procurement activity.
The Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act received royal assent on 13 March 2014 and it is anticipated that it will come into force in the autumn of 2014.
The ink is not yet dry on the new EU procurement directive, but the Cabinet Office is already talking about ‘fast-track’ implementation.
Zero-hour contracts have been the subject of much controversy recently.
How does a local authority find itself paying for care, veterinary fees and cattery costs for a significant number of years, as part of a section 117 package?
The long-awaited procurement directives are finally here. The expected new EU procurement regime will come into force on 17 April.
John Turner, lead regulatory lawyer at Anthony Collins, considers the guidance for criminal records checks with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
Those following the recent developments relating to the national minimum wage could not be blamed if they thought to themselves this month — ‘bad news comes in threes’.