The European Court has upheld the long-standing principle that parties to a dispute should be able to choose their lawyers without having to go through a tender process (or use a framework).
As a legal support partner of CBIT in the Midlands, members of staff at ACS organised activities throughout the day including samosa sales and cake sales. They were also challenged to wear their brightest clothes to work – all to highlight the important road safety message of “Be Seen, Not Hurt”. Not only did everyone sacrifice their diets in the name of charity, but £230 was raised for the Trust on the day.
Mr Rankeshwar Batta, Head of Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury department said “The Child Brain Injury Trust support children and their families in very difficult circumstances and we have partnered with them for a number of years now supporting their projects and initiatives. We thoroughly enjoyed supporting the Glow Day campaign where the whole team got involved to show off their ‘master chef’ talents to support a very worthwhile awareness initiative.”
For more information
Please visit www.childbraininjurytrust.org.uk/campaigns/beseennothurt or search #CBITGlowDay. Alternatively, to make a donation, text “GLOW23 £3” to 70070.
On 8 July, news broke of the staggering fine of more than £183m the ICO intended to levy against British Airways as a result of a hack that took place in 2018, compromising 500,000 customers' data.
The Government has been refused permission to appeal a decision ruling that transitional arrangements in public sector pension schemes are discriminatory.
The Lifeline Project was a well-regarded charity. Failure to carry out the targets within the contracts led the charity into insolvency and resulted in a personal, 7-year disqualification order.
Many local authorities have assessed that a trading subsidiary or trading structure could be beneficial as part of generating income or the service delivery matrix.
On 23 July, trainees from Anthony Collins Solicitors will host an ‘experience day’, which will involve various activities and presentations, with lawyers and non-lawyers from across the firm.
The Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner (OISC) has launched a new scheme specifically for charities and not-for-profit organisations who want to advise EU citizens on UK settlement.
In the second part of our series on contract management pitfalls, we look at the risks and opportunities presented by payment mechanisms in construction contracts.
The Government has resurrected its plans to cap the termination payments for exiting employees in the public sector.
Under most construction contracts, the contractor takes on the ground conditions risk. However, a recent case has demonstrated that the risk can fall on the employer.
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