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DEFRA publishes long-awaited Agriculture Bill

Brexit is, quite understandably, a white-hot topic at present. The political shenanigans on both sides have become predictably tedious, but we’ve now finally had …

What lies beneath – a cautionary tale

Do you know what really lies beneath your feet? Mines and minerals expert David Towns has some advice on avoiding issues that could be …

Supreme Court decision – McDonald v McDonald

The Supreme Court has this morning confirmed that the Human Rights Act and the requirement to look at proportionality of eviction of occupiers in …

Flooding again! Protect yourself and your business

The recent wet weather has once again brought into sharp focus the consequences of flooding for property owners.  It is not just properties close …

Housing law changes

It is all going on, or it will be in October of this year.  Fairly significant restrictions to an inexperienced landlord’s ability to recover …

Exemptions for S.106 contributions for small scale developments

The Government has recently amended the National Planning Policy Guidance.  Small scale residential developments will now be exempt from paying commuted sums for affordable …

Rising Cost of Flooding – We Are All in It Together

Over the last decade we have witnessed increasing headline making floods.  This has culminated in the wettest January on record and widespread flooding across …