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Neighbourhood planning: Legal challenge to Written Ministerial Statement on three year housing land supply is dismissed

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GDPR Update: Are you ready?

The heavily anticipated EU General Data Protection…

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Energy Efficiency Standards – Landlords, be ready!

The minimum energy efficiency standards (MEES) measures…

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Get it right: The importance of carefully answering replies to pre-contract enquiries

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This newsflash takes a look at some of the key changes…

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Online Divorce – will it save me time and money?

Plans have recently been announced to introduce a…

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Inappropriate Behaviour in the Workplace

Harassment and bullying in the workplace is not a…

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Selling real estate - Planning ahead is key

The old saying really is true: “by failing to prepare,…

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Help for businesses managing partnership disputes

New step-by-step guide helps business partners navigate…

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Exorcising Break Clauses - Tenants Beware

Six of the most common horrors facing tenants exercising…

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E-Signatures in Property Law

E-signatures are seen as a new, accessible and fast…

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The Law of Overages – don’t leave the drafting down to chance

Landowners are often keen to incorporate an overage…

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A Hard Pill to Swallow

It’s back with a bang and once again Dr Gemma Foster…

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New bands for injury to feelings compensation in discrimination cases

The uprated Vento Bands for injury to feelings compensation…

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No Time to Lose: How Time Can Affect Property Arrangements

Alice Liddle discusses how time can affect property…

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“Calling-in” a planning application

With local planning authorities required to grant…

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Another Howes Percival victory - and another reminder on how to defeat planning judicial reviews

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Should injury to feelings awards in discrimination claims increase by £10,000?

The Presidents of the Employment Tribunals have issued…

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Searches - why do I need them?

Buying a property is likely to be the most expensive…

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Government Publishes ‘Good Work’ Report: Taylor Review

The Government has published the eagerly awaited ‘Good…

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Further Changes to PSC Legislation

On Monday 26th June the PSC Legislation changed once…

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What does the presumption in favour of sustainable development mean?

There have been examples where appeal inspectors and…

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Help for businesses managing supplier contract delays

New step by step guide helps businesses navigate disputes…

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Informal Grievances - Making Proper Use of Them

Most employers have a grievance procedure, which sets…

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10 Things to Consider Before taking on Equestrian Premises

If you are looking to start a livery yard, finding…

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Solving Business Problems and Handling Disputes: Developing a Strategy to Take Control

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Workers “prevented” from taking paid holiday can carry it over

In King v The Sash Window Workshop Ltd, the Advocate…

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Pubs and planning law: are you up to date?

Following the enactment of provisions in the Neighbourhood…

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Summer in the workplace: common myths busted

Summertime, and the livin’ is easy. Nicola Butterworth,…

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Expert Evidence not 'reasonably required'

CPR 35. requires ‘Expert evidence shall be restricted…

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Gender Pay Gap Reporting – A Brief Guide for Schools

New gender pay gap reporting regulations are now in…

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Schools must remember to use their Apprenticeship Levy

A hot topic in the news these days is the pressure…

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Divorce in the Workplace

Irritability, headaches, sleep problems, loss of appetite;…

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Breaking News: Supreme Court rules on five year land supply provisions

Introduction Those promoting or deciding planning…

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Constant Equity gets a slice of the action acquiring Corby-based Keencut

Howes Percival LLP has successfully advised Northampton…

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First Gender Pay Reports published on Government website

The first gender pay gap figures have been published…

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Reporting on the Gender Pay Gap – What Employers need to know...

The Equal Pay Act was introduced in 1970 and since…

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BREXIT - Now Article 50 has been triggered

What steps, in light of Article 50 having been triggered,…

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Breaking Up after Brexit: It’s EU or Me

Brexit, dubbed the “world’s most complex divorce”…

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Key Employment Law Changes in April 2017

NEWS This newsflash looks at the key employment law…

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An Update on Wills and Probate

If your current Will was made before October 2007…

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Breaking News: Do new rules mean the end of legal challenges to planning permissions?

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Housing White Paper and Legal Update – Small Sites, CIL and Section 106

Anticipated to be the greatest reform since the National…

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Housing White Paper and Legal Update – Affordable Housing, Starter Homes and Build to Rent

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Fighting like Cats and Dogs: Who keeps the Pets on Divorce?

As a nation of pet lovers, it’s no great surprise…

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Business Risk from Divorce

It is often said that one should never mix business…

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Housing White Paper and Legal Update – Further Proposals For Reform

After much anticipation, the HWP, titled “Fixing our…

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Providing for the next generation

Many people reach a point in their lives when they…

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Landlords urged to prepare for Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard Regulations

The clock is ticking for landlords to prepare for…

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Housing White Paper and Legal Update - Neighbourhood Planning

On 12 December 2016, the Minister of State for Housing…

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Dress codes: Sexist rules to be stamped out

Dress codes have recently been thrown into the spotlight,…

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Housing White Paper and Legal Update –5YHLS and Delivery- Further Proposals For Reform

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New compensation limits in force from 6 April

NEWS An increase to compensation and redundancy payments…

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Insolvency: High Court Chancellor looks at the future for London business litigation and insolvency

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Insolvency: The Insolvency Rules 2016: Some of the key changes

BackgroundThe Insolvency Rules 2016 have now been…

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Insolvency: The Third Parties (Rights against Insurers) Act 2010 is good news for creditors.

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Businesses urged to prepare for April Business Rate Revaluation now

Leading regional law firm Howes Percival is urging…

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Another one bites the dust: The significant legal bill of Brian May

In April 2013, a new test of proportionality was introduced…

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National Minimum Wage rates set to increase

The draft National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Regulations…

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Help for employers on gender pay gap reporting

NEWS ACAS and the Government Equalities Office have…

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Employment status - what does the future hold for the gig economy?

Employment status has become a hot topic in recent…

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Update: Legal challenge to the ministerial statement on housing land supply.

BackgroundOn 12 December 2016 Gavin Barwell, the Minister…

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Breaking News: The new Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations - a complete overhaul of EIA?

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How much housing land supply is needed if an adopted Neighbourhood Plan is up to date?

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What's new for employers in 2017

NEWS This article takes a look at some of the key…

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Inconsistent Sustainable Development?

There are many recent examples where appeal inspectors…

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Self Building a Planning Benefit

In March 2015 the Self-build and Custom Housebuilding…

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Admiralty Park: A warning to Landlords and Tenants to always read the fine print

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The Significance of Signs Part 2 - Ace of Base were right

The Court of Appeal has now confirmed that signs which…

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The National Living Wage – the True Cost

The National Living Wage has gained renewed publicity…

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Protecting Income: Recovering Costs in the First-Tier Tribunal?

Many property disputes are now resolved by the Property…

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Hyperlinks & Copyright Law "Cuffing the Linkers"

Linking to a copyright work that is online without…

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Insolvency: Insolvency Express Trials pilot - what is it and why should you use it?

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Litigation: High Court finds that settlement agreement covers fraud-based claims

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Litigation: When does a limitation period run on loans where there are no terms regarding repayment?

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Modern Slavery Act (MSA) Statement Reminder

The first 6 month deadline for the publication of…

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Neighbourhood Planning Bill published by Government

In the 2016 Queen’s Speech, Her Majesty announced…

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How to manage tattoos in the workplace

In recent times tattoos have increased in popularity,…

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The Significance of Signs

We look at the recent Upper Tribunal decision of Bennett…

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