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Mark Carlisle

Summer 2020 Economic Update: key business tax announcements

Posted by Mark Carlisle on July 10th 2020 in All .

On 8 July 2020, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, delivered the Summer 2020 Economic Update (update). The update launched a program entitled "A Plan for Jobs 2020", described as the second phase of a three-phase plan to ensure the UK's recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Chancellor announced a...

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Brian Maxwell

Guidance published on electrical safety standards in private rented sector

Posted by Brian Maxwell on June 5th 2020 in All .

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has published guidance on electrical safety standards in the private rented sector for landlords, tenants and local authorities following the Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations 2020 (SI 2020/312) coming into force on 1 June 2020.

The Regulations...

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Mark Carlisle


Posted by Mark Carlisle on May 5th 2020 in AGRICULTURAL AND RURAL AFFAIRS .


There has been a significant level of discussion on social media and other media

outlets on the use of public rights of way during the current Covid-19 restrictions.

Governments and their agencies have updated their guidance and in the specific

case of Wales, new laws published on...

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Lisa De-La-Hunty

How to write a will during the lockdown

Posted by Lisa De-La-Hunty on April 24th 2020 in WILLS, TRUSTS AND ESTATES .

The current coronavirus pandemic has seen an increase in people wanting to get their affairs in order.  As the seriousness of the situation has become apparent, we have received a large number of enquiries about wills.  

Why is it important to have a will?

A Will is an important document as it is the only certain way...

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Mark Ollier

Covid 19 – The effect on Landlords and Tenants – a brief overview

Posted by Mark Ollier on April 17th 2020 in SERVICES FOR BUSINESSES .

The Government has now brought the Coronavirus Act 2020 into force. This Act implements a number of temporary changes to the way the private rented sector operates.

The package of reforms to help renters announced are -

  • extending notice periods for repossession for the duration of the emergency.
  • suspending all ongoing possession cases...

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Frances Griffiths

Moving House in a Health Crisis

Posted by Frances Griffiths on April 8th 2020 in MOVING HOUSE .

Many of our clients are extremely anxious about the situation relating to their home move or in the case of business clients, their acquisition or sale of businesses and business premises.

The Government’s advice is fairly clear. There is no need to pull out of transactions, but we all need to...

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