ConsortEM newsletter

Summer 2017

Welcome to the summer edition of the ConsortEM newsletter for EM LawShare members. In this edition we look at a wide range of issues facing local authorities and provide you with an update on developments within our network including:

  • The challenges of tackling legal recruitment and retention
  • Non-attendance of pupils – the decision in Isle of Wight Council v Platt
  • Spotlight on Elizabeth Warhurst from Leicestershire District Council
  • A knotty problem – civil liability for Japanese knotweed
  • Construction contracts – options for granting an extension of time
  • Review of the Modern Slavery Act 2015
  • Housing delivery vehicles – benefits and trends
  • Developing effective Sustainability and Transformation plans

We also update you with news of new EMLawShare members, the upcoming events in our CPD training programme and we share plans for the new framework contract.

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