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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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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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Introduction to subsidenceSubsidence occurs when the ground underneath a structure is unable to support it effectively.Many factors can trigger...
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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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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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Commercial Property Standard Enquiries (CPSEs) are industry standard pre-contract enquiries used in commercial property transactions. CPSEs are...
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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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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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Commercial Property Standard EnquiriesThe Commercial Property Standard Enquiries (CPSE) have become the industry standard pre-contract enquiries for...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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SummaryIn March 2014, the Construction Industry Research and Information Association (CIRIA) issued new guidance for the management of risks...
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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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Originally produced by WSP Environmental. Update produced in partnership with AnthesisIntroduction to REACH'REACH' is an abbreviated term for...
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25th Sep
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Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the registration, evaluation, authorisation and restriction of...
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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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Legal requirementsThere is a legal presumption that any non-domestic buildings (and the common parts of domestic buildings) whose construction was...
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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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TitleRegulation (EU) No 517/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 April 2014 on fluorinated greenhouse gases and repealing...
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What is RIDDOR? Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations, SI 2013/1471 (RIDDOR) is a regulation which requires employers...
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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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Radioactive substance regulationsThe principal legislation governing the keeping, use, accumulation and disposal of radioactive substances (including...
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The Fluorinated Greenhouse Gases Regulations 2015 (F-gas Regulations 2015), SI 2015/310 replace and revoke the Fluorinated Greenhouse Gases...
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General dutiesAn operator or owner of an offshore oil and gas installation is required to comply with its health and safety duties under the Health...
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Background and purposeIn addition to the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 there is a further set of regulations which applies to owners and...
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Originally produced by WSP Environmental. Update produced by AnthesisBrexit impactAs of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member...
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TitleStockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) of 22 May 2001Entry into Force17 May 2004. General entry into force date*Please note...
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TitleDirective 2012/18/EU of the European parliament and of the council of 4 July 2012 on the control of major accident hazards involving dangerous...
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25th Sep
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The Transfrontier Shipment of Waste Regulations 2007, SI 2007/1711 (TFSR) (as amended by the Transfrontier Shipment of Waste (Amendment) Regulations...
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): To help businesses cope with the disruption caused by Coronavirus, COVID-19, the Environment Agency (EA) has published a...
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Brexit impact—Euratom and the UK Nuclear SectorThis Practice Note contains information on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU at 11...
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