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Acuity Legal re-appointed to Wales Co-operative Centre Framework Agreement

Acuity is pleased to announce that it has been re-appointed to the Wales Co-operative Centre Organisational Development framework. The framework agreement came into force on 1st April 2016 and is set to run for three years. Under the framework, Acuity Legal provides advice and guidance in relation to business planning and governance and training on HR (including employment law) and governance.

Much of the work under the framework agreement will be to help support the growth of social businesses across Wales. Acuity already have a strong expertise in advising social businesses on how to achieve their social, ethical, environmental and economic objectives, whether through corporate support when changing structure, training on legislation and governance best practice or employment and commercial advice concerning growth.

Craig Griffiths, Partner in Acuity’s Commercial Projects and Public Law Team said: “We are delighted to have been re-appointed to provide advice and training to Wales Co-operative Centre and the social businesses it supports.  The appointment reflects our experience in advising in the social business sector and dovetails with our public sector practice, which has seen a growth in the social business participation in public services – both in terms of commissioning arrangements and alternative models.”

Acuity has a national reputation as a leading commercial law firm for both public and private sector work. Operating from its Cardiff headquarters and with the benefit of a London office in support Acuity advises clients throughout the United Kingdom. The ethos of the firm is to provide a city of London service but at cost effective rates and delivered in a highly commercial and client friendly manner.

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