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Webinars

Care Act 2014 Easements in the Coronavirus Act 2020

Burges SalmonSection 15 and Schedule 12 of the Coronavirus Act 2020 sets out significant amendments to a local authority's duties under the Care Act 2014. In this free-to-view, on-demand webinar, Cornerstone Barristers discuss the implications of the Coronavirus Act 2020 for local authorities.

Garden Cities, Regeneration and Compulsory Purchase Orders

Burges SalmonThis on-demand webinar, led by planning specialists Sarah Sutherland and Gary Soloman, covers key cases on consenting hurdles, the 2020 focus on standards including net gain and Living with Beauty and utilising CPO for garden cities and regeneration projects.

Homes Fitness for Human Habitation Act

Burges Salmon

Alice Richardson and Tom Tyson present a free on-demand webinar looking at the practical implications of the Homes Fitness for Human Habitation Act, including in the context of the Coronavirus pandemic.

Virtual Meetings are the new reality for local authorities

In this Burges Salmonfree-to-view on-demand webinar, Cornerstone Barristers discuss the implications of the new Regulations which empower local authorities to hold meetings remotely (including by telephone conference, video conference, or live webcast).

Isles of Scilly Council to appoint legal adviser for support on electronic vehicle technology project

The Council of the Isles of Scilly plans to appoint a legal services provider to support a project developing an alternative fuelling network, multi modal travel hubs and mobility platform to encourage adoption of ultra-low carbon transport.

The council is to trial innovative 'vehicle-to-grid' (V2G) technology.

The project is being funded by the European Regional Development Fund and the central government Local Growth Fund (administered by the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership).

The council said: “The GO-EV project requires the support of a Legal Services [provider] in delivering this project. This is an opportunity for a legal firm to get involved in an exciting project at the forefront of electric vehicle technology with behaviour change in the form of a car-sharing scheme at its heart.”

The contract, which is worth an estimated £40,000 to £45,000, is to run from 17 September 2019 to 30 June 2021.