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Mark Ollier

Coronavirus/COVID 19

Posted by Mark Ollier on March 24th 2020 in All .

Coronavirus/COVID 19

Due to the latest update from the government from Tuesday 24th  March our offices will be closed.

Our teams are working from home where we can ensure their safety whilst continuing to work on your matters.

If you need to speak to a lawyer regarding a Will please call 01297 630700...

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Mark Ollier

Coronavirus Update

Posted by Mark Ollier on March 19th 2020 in All .

Coronavirus/COVID 19 - UPDATE 19th March 2020

As the coronavirus continues to develop and with the latest news that the schools will be closing as of Friday, here at Beviss and Beckingsale we have decided to take the following action.

From Monday we will be working behind closed doors, this means that...

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Brian Maxwell

NFU calls for UK agriculture standards to be protected in post-Brexit trade deals

Posted by Brian Maxwell on March 2nd 2020 in AGRICULTURAL AND RURAL AFFAIRS .

On 25 February 2020, NFU President Minette Batters in the opening speech to the NFU's annual conference in Birmingham, challenged the government to use British farm standards as the benchmark for any food imports in future trade deals. Batters stated, "This isn't just about chlorinated chicken. This is about a...

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Mark Ollier

The need for Electrical Safety Inspections for Landlords

Posted by Mark Ollier on February 6th 2020 in COMMERCIAL PROPERTY , MOVING HOUSE .

Changes are likely to take place in this legislation over the next few weeks but it is worthwhile restating what the current rules are for Landlords.

Dangerous electrical installations are a significant contributing factor to fire, cold,  and insufficient lighting.

Landlords are under a general duty to provide a safe property at...

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Mark Carlisle

Countryside Stewardship (England) Regulations published

Posted by Mark Carlisle on January 24th 2020 in AGRICULTURAL AND RURAL AFFAIRS .

The government published the Countryside Stewardship (England) Regulations (SI 2020/41) on 22 January 2020. The Regulations allow the Countryside Stewardship grant scheme to open for applications in February 2020.

The scheme will provide funding for farmers, woodland owners, foresters and land managers to make environmental improvements through activities such as:

  • Conserving and...

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Mark Carlisle

Government provides update on Ash Archive initiative

Posted by Mark Carlisle on January 24th 2020 in AGRICULTURAL AND RURAL AFFAIRS .

On 17 January 2020, the government provided an update on its Ash Archive initiative. The initiative, which was aimed at maintaining and restoring ash in the British landscape following the Ash dieback disease outbreak, has successfully planted 3,000 trees in Hampshire. The initiative will continue to monitor the tolerance to...

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