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Mark Ollier

Landlord’s Obligations to Consult with Residential Leaseholders

Posted by Mark Ollier on May 21st 2018 in All , COMMERCIAL PROPERTY .

Landlord’s should consult with residential leaseholders before either carrying out works above a certain value to a building, or entering into any long term agreement for the provision of services.  That obligation only applies where a “qualifying long term agreement” is in effect.  This is normally an Agreement (such as...

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Mark Ollier

GDPR and the Role of Landlords and their Agents

Posted by Mark Ollier on May 21st 2018 in All , COMMERCIAL PROPERTY .

New angles to the GDPR legislation arise every week.  One of the issues affecting the property market is the role of property owners and landlords where they hold personal data. 

Landlords, managing agents and sales or letting agents will obviously find themselves holding information about tenants occupying properties owned by their...

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Katrina Short

Buyers Beware

Posted by Katrina Short on May 11th 2018 in All , MOVING HOUSE .

Buying a new property is a very exciting time, whether you are a first-time buyer or a seasoned house purchaser, starting with the initial viewing of the property through to the day of completion.

There is a very important point that buyers should consider, especially when viewing the property, to make...

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Mark Carlisle

Consultation on potential ban of live exports of animals for slaughter

Posted by Mark Carlisle on May 11th 2018 in AGRICULTURAL AND RURAL AFFAIRS , All .

The government has launched a call for evidence for a potential ban on the live export of animals for slaughter once the UK leaves the EU. It will also look at higher welfare standards for live animal movements. The government says it would prefer animals to be slaughtered close to the...

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Mark Carlisle

Badger cull central to policy to rid England of bovine TB by 2038

Posted by Mark Carlisle on May 10th 2018 in AGRICULTURAL AND RURAL AFFAIRS , All .

The government is committed to eradicating bovine TB and sees badger culling as central to that policy, as highlighted in a House of Commons briefing paper published 12 April 2018.

Badger culling has taken place in England since 2011. The government strategy set out the rationale for action to address the...

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