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).
This was a Historic England consultation on draft advice on the insurance of historic buildings, aimed at owners, professionals, and others. The CLA response welcomes the intention to publish advice (there was a consultation on this in 2008, but no advice was then published), but suggests some changes to make it clearer and more helpful.
The Government has sought a consultation on its proposal to end access to the export tariff for renewable electricity generation which is sent to the grid.
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.
The CLA’s submission to the Ofcom consultation on using the 700MHZ spectrum auction to increase mobile coverage focuses on meeting the objective of universal coverage. It is still very much the case that rural areas lag well behind urban areas in the provision of an effective mobile network. In our response, we call on Ofcom to speed up the auction process and impose conditions on operators that ensures rural areas are covered by an up to date mobile telephony network.
The CLA has responded to Defra's consultation on Proposals to tackle crime and poor performance in the waste sector and introduce a new fixed penalty for the waste duty of care.
This year 1st April has seen the introduction of the first mainstream Welsh taxes since the Thirteenth Century; tax is becoming a big differentiat
This consultation asked about the HLF's proposed strategy over the next few years. This CLA response stresses the need for the HLF to focus on heritage at risk,to ensure that funded projects are financially viable in the long term, and to increase the number of private sector applications.
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.
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.