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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The requirements to obtain an EPC before a property is sold or let can be difficult to satisfy when social distancing measures...
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20th Oct
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The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 (CAR 2012) place various duties on employers to protect employees from risks related to exposure to asbestos...
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1st Oct
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Introduction to subsidenceSubsidence occurs when the ground underneath a structure is unable to support it effectively.Many factors can trigger...
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25th Sep
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What is land remediation relief?Land remediation relief (LRR) is a relief from corporation tax for expenditure on remediating contaminated land or...
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Produced in partnership with Begonia Filgueira FIEMA of Acuity Legal 25th Sep
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On 13 April 2016, the Law Society issued an updated practice note on contaminated land. Prior to this, the practice note dated 18 December 2014,...
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25th Sep
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Commercial Property Standard Enquiries (CPSEs) are industry standard pre-contract enquiries used in commercial property transactions. CPSEs are...
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25th Sep
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What are invasive non-native species?Invasive Non-Native Species (INNS) are plants and animals that have been introduced to an area outside of their...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note sets out the key legal issues pertaining to the Water Services Regulation Authority (Ofwat) and regulation of the water and...
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25th Sep
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Commercial Property Standard EnquiriesThe Commercial Property Standard Enquiries (CPSE) have become the industry standard pre-contract enquiries for...
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25th Sep
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Brexit impactAs of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has...
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25th Sep
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Japanese knotweed was introduced to the UK in the 19th century as an ornamental garden plant. It had been used in Japan to stabilise sand banks and...
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25th Sep
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What is a wildlife licence?A wildlife licence is required to carry out any activity prohibited under wildlife legislation, including to:•kill or take...
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25th Sep
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The requirements to obtain an EPC before a property is sold or let can be difficult to satisfy when social distancing measures...
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25th Sep
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Private nuisancePrivate nuisance is an unlawful interference with a person's use or enjoyment of land or some right over or in connection with it....
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25th Sep
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What are invasive species?‘Invasive species’ are those plants and animals that have the potential to occupy land, spread or grow in a manner that...
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25th Sep
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Private nuisance is an unlawful interference with a person's use or enjoyment of land or some right over or in connection with it. That...
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25th Sep

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The Carbon Reduction Commitment Energy Efficiency Scheme (CRC) was a mandatory UK-wide trading scheme intended to incentivise large organisations to...
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25th Sep
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Brexit impactAs of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has...
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Brexit impactAs of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has...
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Produced in partnership with Begonia Filgueira FIEMA of Acuity Legal 25th Sep
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What is landfill disposals tax?Landfill disposals tax is an environmental tax administrated by the Welsh Revenue Authority.Since 1 April 2018,...
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25th Sep
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What is Scottish landfill tax?Scottish landfill tax (SLfT) is an environmental tax administrated by Revenue Scotland with support from the Scottish...
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25th Sep
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What is an enhanced capital allowance?An enhanced capital allowance (ECA) is a tax relief for businesses on their investments in certain categories of...
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Produced in partnership with Begonia Filgueira FIEMA of Acuity Legal 25th Sep
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Brexit impactAs of exit day (31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK...
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Produced in partnership with Angus Evers of Shoosmiths 25th Sep
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STOP PRESS: This overview is being updated in light of the Finance Act 2018 and other amendments to landfill tax, the aggregates levy and climate...
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25th Sep
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What is land remediation relief?Land remediation relief (LRR) is a relief from corporation tax for expenditure on remediating contaminated land or...
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Produced in partnership with Begonia Filgueira FIEMA of Acuity Legal 25th Sep
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Brexit impactAs of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has...
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Produced in partnership with Angus Evers of Shoosmiths 25th Sep
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Energy Company Obligation (ECO) replaces Carbon Emissions Reduction Target (CERT) and Community Energy Saving Programme (CESP)The Energy Company...
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26th Sep
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The Green Deal is a scheme, originally designed by the government, now backed by private investors, that enables individuals and businesses to make...
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26th Sep
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What is the ECO?The ECO is an energy efficiency scheme that requires large energy suppliers to deliver energy efficiency measures to existing domestic...
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26th Sep
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Key legislation, licences and guidanceLegislation:The key legislation that underpins the Feed-in Tariff (FiT) scheme is the:Feed-in Tariffs Order 2012...
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26th Sep
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What is the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI)?The RHI is a government scheme in Great Britain, that provides financial incentives to increase the uptake...
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26th Sep
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This Practice Note introduces the background to the non-domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) and the Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme Regulations...
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26th Sep
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.Brexit impactAs of exit day (31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member...
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27th Sep
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IntroductionFeed-in-Tariffs (FiTs) are a support payment for electricity generated from low-carbon sources. They consist of guaranteed payments for a...
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The EU emissions trading system (EU ETS) covers approximately 11,000 power stations and industrial plants in 31 countries (the 28 EU member states...
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8th Oct

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