313 results found, ordered by date descending.
19 April 2018

The tax regime for forestry/woodland has always been fairly generous, particularly for those managed on a commercial basis for the realisation of profit.

England
TaxEnvironment & Land Use
12 April 2018 Fenella Collins MRICS

This guidance note summarises the permitted development rights that allow change of use of existing agricultural buildings to a range of commercial uses, and the notification requirements.  These rights came into force on 30 May 2013.

England
Planning
19 March 2018

The UK Government's consultation on future farming policy post-Brexit has been published. This long-anticipated consultation paper is the pre-cursor to promised legislation that is required to manage the transition of the UK’s farming industry out of the EU and the Common Agricultural Policy.

To read the full from the CLA briefing click here.

England & Wales
AgricultureEnvironment & Land Use
19 March 2018

CLA Cymru has produced a briefing note explaining how the relationship between the Welsh and UK governments is adding an additional level of complexity to the Brexit debate.

To read the briefing click here.

England & Wales
AgricultureEnvironment & Land Use
07 March 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 Wales.  It gives advice on how to get listed building and planning consents for heritage-releated 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 March 2018.  There is a separate Guidance Note for England.

Wales
Property ManagementPlanning
27 February 2018

This Guidance Note explains the law relating to the rights of fracking companies to obtain access to land for carrying out surveys, including who is responsible for paying the costs if the matter goes to court.

England
Access
27 February 2018

This note provide landlords of non-domestic buildings with guidance on the non-domestic Private Rented Sector Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) regulations.  The MEES will require landlords to take action to ensure that their buildings achieve Energy Peformance Certificate (EPC) level E before they can be legally let to new tenants after 1 April 2018 or provide evidence of exemption.  Buildings which do not comply cannot be legally let and non compliance could result in enforcement action against the landlord including financial penalties.  The regulations apply in both England and Wales.

England & Wales
Property Management
16 February 2018

In England coastal access may be extended, in certain circumstances, along estuaries.  This guidance note considers issues that may arise on estuaries where there are ferry crossings, including seasonal ferries.

England
Access
16 February 2018

The legislation allows for access around the English coast to extend up an estuary in certain circumstances.  This guidance note considers factors that must be considered in cases when Natural England proposes extending coastal access up an estuary.

 

England
Access
06 February 2018 Fenella Collins MRICS

This paper provides an update on Planning reforms (both policy and regulation) in Wales and England.  The paper provides a short summary of the Law Commission's work on Planning law in Wales, and the Welsh Government's announcement about forthcoming consultations on strategic development plans.

In England, the paper covers forthcoming national planning policy changes and regulatory reforms emanating from the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government.  It also summarises other policy areas which are likely to have an effect on planning policy i.e. Industrial Strategy (BEIS), National Infrastructure Assessment (National Infrastructure Commission) and the 25-year Environment Plan (DEFRA).

England & Wales
Property ManagementPlanning

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