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08 February 2019

Are dogs allowed on public rights of way? Should they be on leads? The rules vary according to the type of access, so it not surprising that many people are confused. This updated guidance explains the rules for dogs on various types of access land, and how Public Spaces Protection Orders work. It also covers landowners’ responsibilities towards dogs on public access land, and for their own animals.

08 February 2019

This guidance explains livestock owners' obligations and responsibilities when keeping animals on land over which there are public rights of way or access.

England & Wales
09 January 2019 Fenella Collins MRICS

Every year the Secretary of State (DEFRA) publishes an announcement of Secretary of State appointed member vacancies on National Park Authorities and AONB Conservation Boards.  The CLA advertises these vacancies to its members because of the importance of ensuring that the land management and rural business voice is represented on these Authorities and Boards.  This guidance note aims to encourage CLA members to apply for these positions by providing guidance about fulfilling the Essential Criteria and the Nolan Principles.

Environment & Land Use
05 December 2018 Dr Charles Trotman

The CLA has negotiated a comprehensive national telecoms wayleave framework that sets new rates and provides templates for members to use when negotiating with Openreach and alternative network providers of fibre optic cabling for broadband.  This framework revises previous agreements in 2010 and 2012 and complies with the Electronic Communications Code 2017.

England & Wales
AccessEnvironment & Land UseInfrastructure & UtilitiesProperty Management
30 November 2018

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.

Infrastructure & Utilities
14 September 2018

'Glamping' is gaining in popularity as a diversification opportunity for CLA members.  Many planning authorities are encouraging tourism and leisure and are supportive of farm-based diversification.

12 September 2018

If you have a company or limited liability partnership that owns a farmhouse, employee accommodation or other let residential property you may be liable for annual tax on enveloped dwellings (ATED). 

03 August 2018 Jonathan Thompson MA MBA DIPM

This Guidance Note is the only substantive guidance on this subject written from the point of view of managers and owners of heritage in England.  It gives advice on how to get listed building and planning consents for heritage-related proposals, i.e. proposals which would affect listed buildings, conservation areas, world heritage sites, registered parks and gardens, scheduled and unscheduled monuments, and other significant heritage, or land within their settings.  It has been updated to August 2018.  There is a separate Guidance Note for Wales.

Property ManagementPlanning
13 July 2018

From 1 April 2019, VAT-registered businesses with a taxable turnover above the VAT threshold (£85,000) are required to keep digital records for VAT and send HMRC returns using Making Tax Digital (MTD)-compatible software. Click here for help and support.

TaxEnvironment & Land Use
23 May 2018

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.

Infrastructure & Utilities