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April 2010 – Bidding for Social Welfare Contracts
This briefing summarises the LSC’s proposals for bids for social welfare law contracts and gives possible options for NfP agencies. (December 2008)
April 2010 – all change for the NfP sector?
LSC publishes consultation on its proposals for civil contracts for 2010 – read our Policy bite. (December 2008)
ASA finds promising messages in outcomes pilot work
Key points from the LSRC 2007 Civil and Social Justice Survey
Solicitors, NfPs and telephone advice: is the balance changing?
This article appeared in the October 2008 edition of Legal Action. (December 2008)
Local Area Agreements, National Indicators and Advice
Measuring the outcomes of housing advice
Findings from the Southwark Law Centre pilot (November 2008)
ADR Update no.25
Recent developments in alternative dispute resolution (September 2008)
Dramatic drop in civil legal aid eligibility
This article appeared in the September 2008 edition of Legal Action. (September 2008)
Civil bid round 2008 – a taste of things to come?
The advice sector is trying hard
Judges praise Law Centres
Dramatic drop in eligibility for civil legal aid
A summary of the ASA paper CLACs – are they worth it
appeared in the June 2008 edition of Legal Action. (June 2008)
ADR Update no.24
Recent developments in alternative dispute resolution. (May 2008)
CLACs – are they worth it?
ASA paper. Based on an analysis of the tender documents for the first round of CLACs, this new policy paper sets out a number of concerns. (May 2008)
Getting past reception: Access and intake systems in Not for Profit legal services providers
This new report analyses how NfP advice agencies cope with demands for their services by providing access in different ways. (April 2008)
ADR Update no. 23
Recent Developments in Alternative Dispute Resolution. (January 2008)
LSC consults on Best Value Tendering for Criminal work
Read why this matters to you. (January 2008)
The future of quality
A summary of the Legal Services Commission’s latest plans. (January 2008)
Causes of Action goes annual
The Legal Services Research Centre has published its third report. Read some of the findings. (January 2008)
The Costs of Migration on Advice Services
Read evidence from a Local Government report. (January 2008)