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House movers insist on Covid Clauses amid fears of local lockdowns
James Gostling discusses the increase in clients asking for Covid Clauses to be inserted into their contracts when moving home, and why it advisable to consider inserting the clause.
Leasehold Reform: Law Commission Publishes Report on Enfranchisement
The Law Commission has today published a detailed report on their findings, recommendations and proposals for Leasehold Enfranchisement Reform.
Changes to Stamp Duty Announced in the Chancellor’s Budget
The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, has today announced temporary changes to the Stamp Duty Land Tax regime.
Government announces plans to extend planning permissions
The Government have announced plans to allow planning permissions that would have been lost during lock down to be automatically extended. 
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.