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Job Support Scheme Update 22 October 2020

22 Oct 2020

Big changes have just been announced by Rishi Sunak to the Job Support Scheme (JSS). The JSS is due to come into force in less than 2 weeks on 1 November 2020. As before, the JSS will be open to all small business and larger business who can show an impact on revenues and financial difficulty.…

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The role of housing when tackling County Lines

21 Oct 2020

Earlier this week Darren Burton, Head of Housing Consultancy at Forbes and D.I Kirsten Dent, NPCC County Lines Lead for Movement and Transport, National County Lines Coordination Centre, presented a webinar on the topical issue of County Lines. 100 delegates joined the webinar where D.I Dent gave…

Housing & Regeneration

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ICO Publishes Updated Subject Access Request Guidance

21 Oct 2020

The ICO has today announced that it has published its updated its 'Right of Access Detailed Guidance'. A copy of the guidance can be found here - https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-data-protection/guide-to-the-general-data-protection-regulation-gdpr/right-of-access/ This…

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Could potential changes to Modern Slavery Legislation affect Public Bodies?

21 Oct 2020

The government has set out proposed changes to the requirements for transparency in supply chains under the Modern Slavery Act 2015. At present, certain commercial organisations must publish an annual statement setting out the steps they take to prevent modern slavery in their business and supply…

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Horse Riding Accident Compensation Claims

21 Oct 2020

Horse riding is an extremely popular leisure activity in the United Kingdom, especially in more rural environments. Equestrian activities can however lead to a multitude of injuries ranging from very minor to fatal. On average, approximately two horses a week are killed on UK roads alone, with 845…

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Sky High Fine: ICO fines British Airways £20m for data breach

21 Oct 2020

Sky High Fine: ICO fines British Airways £20m for data breach The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has fined British Airways (BA) £20m has fined British Airways - the biggest such penalty to date - for failing to protect data resulting in more than 400,000 of its customers…

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Home ownership weathering the storm

20 Oct 2020

Last week members of the Housing Property Team had the pleasure of attending the National Housing Federation's first virtual Affordable Home Ownership Conference. A different format but non the less informative with valuable insight into the upcoming changes in the industry and the impact Covid-19…

Housing & Regeneration

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Relief Against Forfeiture - reasonable delay?

20 Oct 2020

Keshwala & Anor v Bhalsod & Anor (2020) EWHC 2372 (QB) This is an interesting case on relief against forfeiture and contains some useful pointers on the nuances of forfeiture by physical re-entry. The lessee had taken a 20 year lease of the property in 2008. It was a commercial lease…

Housing & Regeneration

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