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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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Training and events

16Jun

Claims Club Online

We are pleased to invite you to join us for our popular Claims Club where we will be discussing the risk of data sharing, risks in a changing climate, highway claims and what we can see on the horizon.

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8Jul

In house lawyers: our digital future Online

As lawyers what can we do to stay on top of the changes and make sure we're prepared for what's ahead?

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Legal updates

School Admissions Code 2021 – what you need to know

The School Admissions Code 2021 (“the Code”) was recently published by the Department for Education (DfE) following a consultation exercise in summer 2020. The Code is currently subject to parliamentary approval, but it will be in force from 1 September 2021.

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Regeneration review - where are we now?

Catch up on our regeneration video, where we look at four keys areas of regeneration; public law, planning, construction and real estate.

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Legal updates

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

The High Court has recently declared that a landlord’s break right in a long lease – expressed as being exercisable ‘at any time’ following a tenant default – had been validly exercised, even though the default in question had occurred 16 months prior to the break notice being served.

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Legal updates

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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