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COVID-19: Further guidance on the planning system
The Government have recognised the inflexibility of the CIL payment regime and have announced that they will introduce amendments to the Community Infrastructure Levy Regulations 2010 to enable charging authorities to defer payments and temporarily disapply late payment interest.
Government plans to relieve the restrictions on moving home
The Government has announced plans to relieve the restrictions on moving home which were imposed as part of their response to the Coronavirus outbreak.
New Emergency Permitted Development Rights to deal with Coronavirus
Order comes into effect to amend Permitted Development rights to allow local authorities and certain health service bodies to carry out development for dealing with emergencies.
Swaythling and Yarlington “radiate” joy with 612 unit stock acquisition
Real Estate and Projects have completed a stock acquisition on behalf of Radian from LiveWest Homes.
The Coronavirus Act – Commercial Tenancies
The Coronavirus Act 2020 (the Act) came into force yesterday and it has introduced a number of measures in relation to Commercial Tenancies
Summary of Key Budget Announcements for Housing Providers
Following today's Budget announcement, the first since December's general election, Rishi Sunak has provided much to consider.
A message to our clients regarding Coronavirus/Covid 19
We are confident that our Business Continuity Plans will enable us to maintain our high level of service quality for clients.
Electric vehicle charging: current problems and future plans
You would be hard pressed to have not noticed the cries for a more sustainable way of living getting louder, and the Government is listening, committing to ensure all vehicles sold by 2035 are zero emission.
Devonshires cements its commitment to the North with Leeds office expansion
We are pleased to announce that our Leeds office has moved to larger premises in the city to accommodate planned expansion.
First Homes: The known knowns and the known unknowns
The Government took many by surprise by announcing a new affordable housing product, called First Homes, at the end of last week.
Delivering homes fit for the future
Whatever the result of the UK General Election on 12 December, it is clear that meeting the challenge of climate change is going to present a significant strategic issue for Housing Associations.
Seven trainees join, six trainees move up and six trainees qualify
Devonshires have seen another successful year for its trainee solicitor programme - offering newly qualified roles to 100% of our 2017 trainee intake and welcoming seven new trainees!