The Dear CEO Letter In the wake of a number of mis-selling scandals, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has been alerted to the fact that some financial advisers do not meet the standards it expects. Now, all financial advisers are under the spotlight. The FCA’s focus will not only affect those financial advisers that are […]
The month of December was somewhat quiet, most likely due to the distraction of the General Election. However, we saw many new PINS decisions this month including the change of use from a field to a residential garden being classed as appropriate development in the green belt. In another decision, a ‘detached’ house was considered […]
A lease for a term of more than seven years must be registered at the Land Registry. It is the tenant’s responsibility to complete the registration. Failure to register the lease within the relevant time period means it is not a valid legal lease and only takes effect as an equitable lease, or possibly a […]
Welcome to our January Employment Law Update. We kick off the New Year with some advice on how to deal with dishonest job applications, a case which found ‘gender critical’ views are not protected philosophical beliefs, proposed changes to Employment Law covered in the Queen’s speech and a comment on the EU Withdrawal Bill. Dishonest […]
We hope you enjoyed our last Brexit Bulletin. Happy new year! Let us update you on the latest news. Sign up here to stay informed with regular updates. Brexit Progresses Boris Johnson’s Withdrawal Agreement has passed its third and final vote in the House of Commons. The European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill (“WAB”) was passed […]
We hope you enjoyed our last Brexit Bulletin. With the general election now out of the way, we can get back to the business of Brexit. Let us update you on the latest news. Sign up here to stay informed with regular updates. Getting Brexit Done On 13 December 2019, the Conservatives won a comfortable […]
It has been a quiet month on the planning front largely due to the general election. The most interesting development, perhaps, is a further case on the ability to amend the description of development on a planning permission pursuant to s73 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990. We update below on recent planning […]
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