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Do you want to stay up to date with the latest legal issues that affect you and your business? We regularly publish legal updates, guides and opinions on legal matters.

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14 May 2021 Landmark Court of Protection ruling that it is not unlawful for carers to help individuals with learning disabilities and mental disorders to visit sex workers

On 30 April 2021, the Court of Protection considered whether carers would be in breach of the Sexual Offences Act 2003 (“SOA”) by making practical arrangements for a 27-year-old man with autism to have contact with a sex worker.

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14 May 2021 The future of care - round table summary

Read our summary of the insights gathered from our recent roundtables dedicated to the future of care and looking into various areas of the care sector from elderly care to learning disabilities and from retirement living to supported living.

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13 May 2021 The countdown to private finance initiative (PFI) handover – what’s your seven-year plan?

We consider key actions for public authorities in managing the PFI handover process.

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13 May 2021 UK Community Renewal Fund: prospectus 2021-2022

We explain the UK Community Renewal Fund priorities, submission and assessment of proposals and points to note for authorities.

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11 May 2021 Covid-19 and dilapidations: a change to the working world

A reduction in demand for office space would in turn lead to an increase in dilapidations and repair claims - what is the possible impact?

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10 May 2021 Health and care newsletter - May 2021

Welcome to our latest Newsletter in which we focus on which focuses on 2021 and what we have learnt so far.

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6 May 2021 Gavin Williamson provides clear indication of the Government’s vision for a fully academised state school system

Gavin Williamson has a clear vision for the future of the state-funded school system and that is for every school to be part of a family of schools in a strong multi-academy trust.

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5 May 2021 Extending Covid-19 support – how to avoid the pitfalls

Throughout the pandemic, many businesses have made good use of the HMRC-administered Covid-19 relief schemes. Such support has helped them survive the difficult economic conditions and manage staffing and revenue issues as a result of the strict lockdown rules.

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4 May 2021 Shared Insights: the Covid-19 pandemic - workforce challenges for NHS trusts

This shared insight provided an insight into the legal issues arising from Covid-19 related illness, including long Covid and PTSD.

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30 April 2021 Liberty Protection Safeguards: what we know so far

The Liberty Protection Safeguards (LPS) implementation date has been moved to April 2022, but a lot will need to happen before the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) are swept away.

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