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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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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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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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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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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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The UK and EU ratified the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in...
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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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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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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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What were the Cancun Agreements?TitleCancun AgreementsLocationCancun, MexicoDate29th November - 10th December 2010SubjectClimate changeThe 16th United...
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25th Sep
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Snapshot on the Copenhagen Accord 2009TitleCopenhagen AccordLocationCopenhagen, DenmarkDate29th November – 10 December 2009SubjectClimate changeThe...
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The Kyoto Protocol commits developed economies set out in Annex I to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (Annex I parties) to detailed...
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What is the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action?TitleDurban Platform for Enhanced ActionLocationDurban, South AfricaDate28th November - 11th December...
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TitleDoha, Climate Gateway (COP18/CMP8)LocationDoha, QatarDate26 November - 8 December 2012SubjectImplementation of the United Nations Framework...
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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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TitleUnited Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)Parties197 Parties (196 States plus the European Union)LocationNew YorkAdopted9 May...
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TitleConvention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping of Wastes and Other Matters 1972 (London Convention)Parties87 (December 2017)—see map...
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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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TitleThe 1996 Protocol to the Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping of Wastes and Other Matter, 1972 (London Protocol)Parties50...
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25th Sep
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TitleUnited Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS)Parties168Adopted10 December 1982Entry into Force16 November 1994Full textUnited Nations...
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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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TitleUnited Nations Conference on the Human Environment (Stockholm Conference)LocationStockholm, SwedenAttendees113 country representatives attended,...
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TitleMarrakesh DeclarationLocationMarrakesh, MoroccoDate29 October—9 November 2001SubjectClimate changeThe Marrakesh Accords provided the detailed...
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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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Brexit impactAs of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdra...
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