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The Government published a consultation entitled “Modern leasehold: restricting ground rent for existing leases” which sought views on the introduction of a cap on ground rents in long residential lease,...
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In Hillside Parks Ltd v Snowdonia National Park Authority [2022] (“Hillside”) the Supreme Court determined that where development carried out under a subsequent planning permission would make it physically impossible...
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On 29 January 2024 it was announced that an open consultation was to be launched by the Government regarding the possibility of re-introducing fees in the Employment Tribunals and Employment...
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One of the big news stories at the beginning of the year was that the character Mickey Mouse had now entered the “public domain” in the US.  It was a...
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Family mediation is an alternative route to resolving disputes where an independent mediator helps families to reach an agreement. Mediation can be used for a variety of family issues including...
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The Charities Act 2022 (“2022 Act”) was passed with the intention of providing more flexibility and to help trustees manage their charities. The 2022 Act has been implemented in phases...
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In the autumn statement delivered on 22 November 2023, the Chancellor Jeremy Hunt announced a number of measures to tackle the planning system that he claims would unlock the building...
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Earlier this year, the Government carried out consultation regarding reforms to holiday pay following the Supreme Court judgment in July 2022 in the case of Harpur Trust v Brazel which...
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Martyn’s Law is pending legislation which has arisen as a result of the Manchester terrorist attack in May 2017.  Martyn’s law aims to protect public venues in order to reduce...
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The First Homes Scheme is a government scheme intended to assist more people onto the property ladder. The First Homes Scheme applies only to properties in England and provides for...
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The Charities Act 2022 was passed with the intention of providing more flexibility for trustees to manage their charities.  The gradual implementation of the Charities Act 2022 is intended to...
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