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From thought leadership pieces to basic training resources, our lawyers regularly produce leaflets, briefings, newsletters and brochures. Our aim is to help keep our clients ahead of the curve.

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Is This Goodbye To Ground Rents? – The Latest Government Update on Leasehold Reform
In our new article, we discuss the latest Government update on Leasehold Reform.
Final Extension on the Protection from Eviction for Commercial Tenants
In our new article, we provide an overview of the final extension on the protection from eviction for commercial tenants.
Public Procurement post-Brexit – Introduction of the “Find a Tender” service
On 23 November 2020, the Cabinet Office published Procurement Policy Note 08/20: Introduction of Find a Tender (the PPN), together with Frequently Asked Questions: Find a tender at the end of the Transition Period.
Devonshires comment on the ongoing ‘Improving home energy performance through lenders’ Government consultation
On 18 November, the Government’s consultation on ‘Improving home energy performance through lenders’ opened, closing on 12th February 2021.
Shared ownership consultation – It is out of the bag (sort of) – the ten year maintenance period will start from…
It is fair to say that the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government is not letting world events slow them down. It recently disclosed further details on its proposed New Model for Shared Ownership.
Help To Buy: Important issues relating to the current (2013 – 2021) and new (2021 – 2023) Programmes
In our new briefing note, we provide an outline of important issues relating to the current, and new, Help to Buy programmes. 
IT’S THE LAW: Meanwhile Uses – what have you got to lose?
We live in interesting times. People talk of a ‘new normal’. Looking forward to a new steady state - not necessarily a welcome one, but at least a landscape to get to grips with and within which to operate.
Update: Commercial Tenancies and Protection from eviction
On the 25th March we published an article outlining the restrictions on a landlord exercising forfeiture. Today we revisit this, and outline what landlords can do if a tenant is in default.
Planning for the Future: The New White Paper
In our new article, we the key principles of the proposed new planning system and consider whether they are a threat or an opportunity for affordable housing providers.
IT’S THE LAW: Notification of land disposals
This edition of IT’S THE LAW looks at how the notification procedure works. It is principally aimed at Private Registered Providers that are exempt charities.
Changes to the Planning Regime and Use Classes
In our new article, we provide an overview of the proposed new system, as well as an outline of the updated Use Classes Order and its impacts for landlords and developers.
Relaxing planning laws: Build, build, build…
By radically relaxing planning laws, the government hopes to kick start the building of thousands of new homes and create new jobs in the construction sector to help soften the economic impact of COVID-19.