Podcasts

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Darren Burton, Head of ASC Forbes, sits down with Kirsty Varley, Partner, and Rebecca Webster, Associate, both from the Housing Litigation ASB Team to discuss the topical issue of hate crime in a social housing context. They cover gaps in the reporting system, how Registered Providers can support victims of Hate Crime, what an effective Hate Crime policy should look like, the legal options available and share case studies. 



Following on from our webinar, Daniel Milnes, Lachlan McLean, Emily Jordan, Shauna Helyer and Lyndsay Baxter share the key take away points to consider as you implement the new shared ownership model. 

Darren Burton, Head of ASC Forbes is joined by Catherine Kennedy, Head of Housing and Regeneration (Property) and Lauren Fisher, Head of Home Ownership.

Victoria Motley, Partner in the Wills, Probate, Tax & Trust team at  Forbes Solicitors, explains the importance of having a correctly drafted  Will.   

For more information on Making a Will visit our website: https://www.forbessolicitors.co.uk/personal/wills-probate-tax-trusts.htm

Watch our Commercial Property and Property Litigation Q&A session with Helen Marsh and Laura Hallett-Lea covering:

- Concessions

- Tenant break clauses

- New lease following service of a break notice


This session covers a brief overview of the process to evict a  residential tenant, including how this has been impacted by COVID-19,  along with some frequently asked questions.

Darren Burton, Head of Housing Consultancy, speaks to Daniel Milnes, Head of Governance, Procurement and Information to discuss complaints, compliance and community. 

A discussion on aspects of Social Services including children and adult  services, care and mental health with Kella Bowers and Lucy Harris in  our insurance team.

A Highways Q&A session with members of our Insurance department discussing:  

  • What challenges have we seen our authorities face during the ongoing crisis so far? 
  • Can those authorities still defend claims? 
  • Practical considerations going forward?

A question and answer session covering insurance and commercial property topics in the retail sector.

Darren Burton, Head of Housing Consultancy at Forbes Solicitors and Darren Minton, Safeguarding Consultant (ASC Forbes & The Home Office), discuss how to manage offenders in housing. 

A COVID-19 Q&A video on the current Corporate Deals Market with Partner and Head of Corporate at Forbes, Pauline Rigby.

The COVID-19 update session covers:

  • COVID-19 and delays in property transactions
  • Signing documents electronically whilst the social distancing measures are in place
  • Agreeing and documenting rent holidays with a connected tenant company during this time
  • Impact of the recent Sippchoice Limited v HMRC ruling relating to “in-specie contributions”
  • Follow-up on the Berkeley Burke case relating to Pension Scheme investment

Jess Wilkinson, founder of Petal PR, provides some top tips on managing your internal and external communications to maximise potential during the current climate. 

Jess can be contacted on hello@petal.co

Gareth Haggerty is the CEO of Court Enforcement Specialists (CES).  Gareth has a background in the Armed Forces as an Infantry Section Commander and has worked alongside the SAS.  CES brings a new approach to the enforcement sector and shows how it should be done.  Gareth has also appeared in Peaky Blinders, manages a football team and is great contributor to and promoter of Walking with the Wounded.
Richard Slater, founder of Northpoint Media and Lancashire Business View talks about his influences, his bold and brave decisions all wrapped around his biggest passions.... music and Lancashire