In the first of a series, this article examines the impact of the Derby case on how local authorities should apply and charities can claim business rate relief.
Anthony Collins Solicitors is a specialist law firm with a clear purpose – to “improve lives, communities and society". For over 45 years we’ve been successfully combining market-leading legal expertise with a commitment to excellence and long-term relationships underpinned by a strong set of values.
- are purpose driven;
- show respect;
- build relationships;
- demonstrate integrity; and
- deliver excellence.
Founded in Birmingham in 1973 by Anthony Collins, we have pursued our social purpose through the work we do and how we do it. We are proud of our purpose and values. This is reflected in the clients we work with and the sectors we serve. We are now nationally recognised across our specialist sectors. They include:
An emerging leader, advising social care providers nationally, both in the commercial and not-for-profit sectors.
A growing schools, academies, and Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) practice, with strong links to a number of Dioceses.
National, leading and multi-disciplinary housing association practice, advising on developments in national housing policy and regulation.
A top-five nationally-leading charities practice, with a specialism in advising faith-based charities.
Reputation as national advisers to local authorities and the wider public sector, especially in the commissioning of publicly-funded services.
A leading advisor for community regeneration and co-operatives, as well as for social enterprises and values-driven businesses.
Nationally, award-winning practice, advising individuals with critical events and those undertaking life-stage planning.
“Monitoring the Mental Health Act in 2018/19” published by the CQC, has found that although improvements have been made, healthcare services need to do more to comply with their human rights duties.
The IPPR North report says that this Parliament must be the “Devolution Parliament” to truly “level up” the country.
On 20 January 2020, the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) issued Advice for Building Owners of Multi-storey, Multi-occupied Residential Buildings.
The Society for Computers and Law (SCL) has introduced an Adjudication Scheme for IT Projects and Services.
The board of a housing services company was reportedly dismissed in December 2019 following the discovery of a variety of safety and hygiene issues in the properties they manage.
The Heat Network (Metering and Billing) Regulations 2014 (the Regulations) place certain responsibilities on anyone supplying and charging for heating, cooling or hot water (the heat supplier).
In our latest Company Secretary Update, we focus on the Queen’s Speech over Christmas and the recommendations and commitments in relation to housing.
So after two days of legal argument, the Supreme Court have now retired to reach their decision in the joined cases of Tomlinson-Blake v the Royal Mencap Society and Shannon v Rampersad.
Anthony Collins Solicitors has revealed details of its annual social impact, including advising on funding deals for building 19,603 new homes and setting up 90 new charities.