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Public matters - May 2021

19 May 2021

Welcome to our Public Matters Newsletter.

This month we have:

Wigan v Scullindale – local authority break rights in long development leases

Ayesha summarises the key points of the decision, together with practical considerations for landlords and tenants to keep in mind.

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

Martin considers key actions for public authorities in managing the PFI handover process.

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UK Community Renewal Fund: Prospectus 2021-2022

The UK government released updated guidance in March to detail their plans for funding to enable national recovery.

Athina focuses on the UK Community Renewal Fund priorities, submission and assessment of proposals and points to note for authorities.

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The future of care - round table summary

Claire summarises the insights gathered from our recent roundtables dedicated to the future of care, focusing on social care, mental health and learning disability services and retirement living.

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On-demand webinar: Carbon neutrality - air quality

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Health & Care Connect East Midlands Conference Centre, Beeston Lane, Nottingham NG7 2RJ

Our conference will connect leaders, executives and professionals from across the health and care sector to discuss the challenges, opportunities and strategies for delivering services, resilience and looking after our people in the new world.

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Legal updates

Integrated Care Boards and preventing NHS fraud

On 7 July this year, NHS England published its statutory guidance for Integrated Care Boards (ICBs) and with it set out the ICBs’ role and responsibilities and how they should collaborate, interact and carry out their anti-fraud, bribery and corruption functions in concert with NHS England.


Legal updates

Public Matters - September 2022

Welcome to our September edition of Public Matters, our monthly round-up of legal updates, news and insights for the public sector.



IR35 rules to be scrapped from April 2023

The Chancellor’s recent mini-budget provided a significant announcement for business as it was confirmed that the off-payroll working rules (known as “IR35”) put in place for public and private sector businesses from 2017 and 2021 will be scrapped from April 2023.


Legal updates

Data reform in the UK

Since the UK left the EU and are now able to move away from the EU data protection regime, the UK government have implemented a national data strategy with the aim of reducing the burden on organisations but maintaining a high data protection standard.


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