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News & Events: June 2019

We have extended our offices in Birmingham by taking adjacent space in the Colmore Building so that we are now twice the size! Whilst doing so we have taken the opportunity to create an office for the 2020’s, adopting the latest technology and moving to a fully agile working environment. Our new space features innovative […]

Create Value by Engaging in the Green Agenda 2019 has kicked off with a strong environmental focus, with the likelihood of further regulations and an increase in public pressure for businesses to adopt a more green and sustainable agenda. As such, we are hosting three Green Breakfast events this summer for landowners, property developers, educational […]

‘Cyber picketing’ – sounds all snazzy and modern doesn’t it? Cyber picketing does away with the flags and banners of non-cyber picketing (or to give it a less ridiculous name – ‘picketing’). It looks for more online ways of disrupting a business during a workplace dispute. Picketing normally involves protesting outside of a workplace in […]

Landfill tax on unlawful waste deposits All landowners, and particularly those who allow others to occupy their land, should take notice of a recent crackdown on unlawful waste deposits and landfill tax, as should anyone operating in the waste sector. Landfill tax used to be due only on disposals made at authorised landfill sites. However, […]

Create Value by Engaging in the Green Agenda 2019 has kicked off with a strong environmental focus, with the likelihood of further regulations and an increase in public pressure for businesses to adopt a more green and sustainable agenda. As such, we are hosting three Green Breakfast events this summer for landowners, property developers, educational […]

When complying with Habitats Regulations Assessment requirements, a competent authority cannot simply rely on the competence of other regulators to avoid conducting their own appropriate assessments If you are a competent authority (authority “A”) needing to carry out a HRA of a project, you might think that you can avoid having to appropriately assess matters […]

Let’s set the scene. You are in your office. Phones are ringing and emails popping up every few seconds. There’s a pile of paperwork to deal with, and you have a meeting in 5 minutes. What lands on your desk? An occupational health report for one of your employees. Emblazed on the front of this […]

We are all familiar with the idiom that “Cash is King”, and know how crucial cash flow is to any businesses’ immediate health and ultimate prosperity. But how easy is it really for a business to ensure that it achieves a solid cash flow management?  The difficulties facing businesses trying to achieve this Holy Grail […]

National law firm, Freeths, have seen two recent promotions in its Leicester office. Harjit Saund, an experienced real estate lawyer has been promoted to Partner, while employment specialist Hurmus Oltan has been promoted to an Associate. Harjit specialises in, investment transactions, property finance and estate/ portfolio management together with complex landlord and tenant issues. Hurmus […]

May saw a large number of environmental updates ranging from the Environment Agency setting new goals to make England more resilient to flooding, the Natural Capital Committee published advice to the government on net environmental gain, soil management and marine management, and DEFRA evaluated the progress made within the first year of the 25 year […]

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