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public matters newsletter, June 2013

28 June 2013

In this first issue, we cover a number of topics which are of use to lawyers and other professionals working in local government, the police and fire services. In particular we look at the Duty of Disclosure in public procurement disputes, Cabinet Office advice notes and guidance, our work on childrens services, a state aid update and a general news round-up. Additionally we have a question and answer piece, focussing on the new procurement directive.

Please feel free to contact Peter Ware or any of the other contributors to the newsletter, if you would like to discuss any of the issues covered.

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Legal updates

Faiz and others v Burnley Borough Council [2021] EWCA Civ 55

The demand and acceptance of rent with knowledge of a breach of covenant will waive the right to forfeit if the rent accrued due after the breach but before the landlord had knowledge of the breach.

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Legal updates

‘Everyone’s Invited’ - managing reports of child-on-child assault and harassment

The ‘Everyone’s Invited’ movement has over 9,000 testimonies on its website and, whilst it has recently taken the step to anonymise everything on the platform, a number of schools have been named.

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Legal updates

Public matters - March 2021

This month includes updates on extreme weather liability risk, the Debt Respite Scheme, changes to Practice Direction 57AC and Post-Covid child abuse litigation.

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Legal updates

Competition and Markets Authority review of children’s services

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) launched an investigation into the children’s social care market in England, Scotland and Wales to determine whether any matters in relation to the supply of those services has or may have effects adverse to the interests of children in care.

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The content on this page is provided for the purposes of general interest and information. It contains only brief summaries of aspects of the subject matter and does not provide comprehensive statements of the law. It does not constitute legal advice and does not provide a substitute for it.

Peter Ware

Peter Ware

Partner and Head of Government Sector

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