Bates Wells will now be able to advise a wider range of public sector bodies across a range of legal services from public and regulatory law, through to contracts, litigation, outsourcing, intellectual property and many other areas of law.
Housing is one of the key challenges we face as a society – there is not enough, and what there is can often be unaffordable for those who need it.
Bates Wells’ Advisory & Impact (A&I) team have authored a ground-breaking report for Hyde Group which reveals findings of significant interest to the social housing sector, central government and local authorities.
The Autumn edition of the Charity & Social Enterprise Update looks at the work of YMCA London South West. Neil Lambert, BWB's housing specialist, describes what the changes to the Housing and Planning Act 2016 have meant for YMCA London South West.
The Charity Commission (“CC”) has released its guidance relating to the change in regulation of social housing.
From 6 April 2017 the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA), which regulates the provision of social housing in England, will move away from its current consents regime to a new ‘notification and registration’ regime. This follows changes brought in by the Housing and Planning Act 2016.