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Whilst no new planning legislation was passed this month there have been a number of new court and appeal decisions issued as well as new guidance published.  In the High Court; a case for a judicial review application on EIA grounds was dismissed and clarification given that an extension of time under a prior approvals […]

There are two categories of employee who can cause untold damage to a business, both financially and by damaging its reputation. They are the rogue employee (a maverick or someone who is disaffected) and an entrepreneurial employee, who is looking to set up his/her own business. How do you protect yourself if you have either […]

The Data Protection Act (DPA) 2018 controls how your personal information is used by organisations, businesses or the government. The Data Protection Act 2018 is the UK’s implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Anyone responsible for using personal data has to follow strict rules called ‘data protection principles’. They must make sure the […]

As you may be aware, 2019 has been an important year for energy reporting. In April, the Government introduced the new Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting Framework (“SECR”), and the compliance deadline for the second four-year phase of the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (“ESOS”) is fast approaching. Non-compliance can bring penalties of up to £90,000 […]

We hope you enjoyed our last Brexit Bulletin. Let us update you on the latest news. Sign up here to stay informed with regular updates. Boris’s Brexit It’s been an eventful summer in British politics. Boris Johnson was declared the leader of the Conservative party and took over as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. […]

In these changing times, investors are looking for long term, lower risk investments and income strip investments increasingly fit the bill. Put simply, an income strip structure involves: granting a long lease (generally for between 30-50 years); to a strong tenant covenant (often a public entity such as a local authority or government department); an […]

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