As the Government drives to improve infrastructure in the form of roads, rail, bridges and tunnels many landowners will face having their land bought through compulsory purchase.
On 28 December 2017 the revised Electronic Communications Code came into force. The Code applies to contracts created from this date and not retrospectively. This handbook examines the main issues.
This guidance note provides an overview of the application of non domestic rates to renewable energy installations with some focus on solar PV and the impact of the 2017 rates revaluation.
A Government review of the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme was undertaken in Spring 2016 with the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) finally publishing its response on 14 December 2016. This note summarises the main changes of relevance to CLA members.
CLA Chief Surveyor Andrew Shirley updates members on an important milestone in CLA’s work on HS2 and Compulsory Purchase.
Government have made a series of announcements in recent weeks relating to changes in financial support and planning for renewable energy. This briefing note provides a short summary of the changes and the likely impact on renewables projects.
In 2013 The Government announced the Mobile Infrastructure Project (MIP) in which £150 million would be invested to improve mobile coverage in areas where there is currently no coverage from any of the Mobile Network Operators – so called “not spot” areas. Arqiva is tasked with enabling the roll out of these masts across the UK and is currently searching for suitable sites and is contacting local farmers, landowners and rural businesses. This Guidance Note is a summary of some of the issues that the CLA has identified.
This guidance note sets out a definition of broadband, the technologies used in the provision of 2nd generation broadband and superfast broadband and the role and importance of alternative technologies in providing effective and affordable broadband for rural areas. It also sets out the Government's strategy in the rollout of superfast broadband and the CLA's position and objectives.
This Briefing outlines the CLA's appearance before the House of Commons Hybid Bill Committee on 17th and 18th November 2014.