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Jobs, jobs, Jobs measures proposed by Rishi Sunak

08 Jul 2020

Rishi Sunak has today addressed the House of Commons with his plan to kickstart the UK economy again and protect the jobs of workers. The measures proposed by Rishi Sunak include the following: Bonuses for businesses that bring back furloughed workers The Chancellor announced that the…

Employment & HR

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Exam Results and Subject Access Requests

08 Jul 2020

Following the announcement that the government has cancelled this summer's exams due to the coronavirus pandemic, the exam regulator, Ofqual has confirmed that it will award GCSE and A-Level grades by a combination of teacher assessment, class ranking and the past performance of the school.…

Education

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Healthy homes = Healthy people?

07 Jul 2020

It has long been known that people from the most deprived areas of the country have poorer health and have a shorter life expectancy compared to people from more affluent areas. With the NHS under immense pressure especially given the COVID-19 pandemic it has become increasingly important for the…

Housing & Regeneration

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Digital Housing Week

07 Jul 2020

The week commencing 22 June was due to be The Chartered Institute of Housing week, however given the current pandemic this was not able to go ahead, although it was replaced by Digital Housing Week. This adaption is just another example of how the housing sector can quickly innovate. The event was…

Housing & Regeneration

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Forbes Solicitors appointed to national housing framework

07 Jul 2020

Forbes Solicitors has been named on the Central Housing Investment Consortium Ltd ("CHIC") framework which reflects the firm's deep expertise and track record in the sector across its specialist teams. CHIC is a consortium of Registered Providers and has around 90 members across the…

Housing & Regeneration

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Service Reviews and Restructure - What do we need to know?

07 Jul 2020

COVID-19 has presented several organisational challenges over the last few months, a notable concern of many organisations is their business efficiency. Whilst the pandemic had posed several problems and challenges, it may offer opportunity for Registered Providers (RP) with the opportunity to reflect…

Housing & Regeneration

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WEC Group's Innovation During COVID-19

07 Jul 2020

One of our clients Lancashire-headquartered Engineering & Fabrication company WEC Group have recently heeded the national call to arms from the government for manufacturers to assist the country's response to the current COVID-19 outbreak. They actively engaged with various stakeholders to…

Manufacturing & Engineering

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What's next for Planning and the Community Infrastructure Levy

06 Jul 2020

There have been a number of seismic changes in the planning and housing market over the past few months. Local authorities, developers and property professionals look set to experience more changes in the near future too. COVID-19, CIL and the housing market The Community Infrastructure Levy…

Commercial Property

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The Senator Group's Innovations During COVID

06 Jul 2020

It goes without saying that the last few months have been an incredibly challenging time for manufacturers, but it is encouraging to see the adaptability and resilience that many of our manufacturing clients have shown. The Senator Group are known for being great innovators so it came as no real…

Manufacturing & Engineering

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