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S.T.I.G to advise the Government on fans' return to venues and stadiums

S.T.I.G to advise the Government on fans' return to venues and stadiums

In light of the rising transmission rate of Covid-19, the Government has postponed fans returning back to venues and stadiums as was originally planne ...

Housebuilder Top Tip: How to keep options, pre-emption and conditional agreements confidential in the new age?

Housebuilder Top Tip: How to keep options, pre-emption and conditional agreements confidential in the new age?

The Government has proposed prohibiting the existing ability to protect interests in land (such as rights of pre-emption, options and conditional cont ...

Don’t get caught cold by the Limitation Freeze

Don’t get caught cold by the Limitation Freeze

When the UK Government introduced the first nationwide lockdown in March 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Association of British Insurer ...

Scottish Lands Tribunal Paves the Way for Telecoms Renewals under the new Code

Scottish Lands Tribunal Paves the Way for Telecoms Renewals under the new Code

The highly anticipated decision marks the first judgement issued on modification of code agreements under Part 5 of the Electronic Communications Code ...

New self–isolation obligations for employers in force today

New self–isolation obligations for employers in force today

Important new coronavirus laws have come into force in England today which require employers to prevent self-isolating workers from attending their wo ...

FCA sets out its approach to listings of cannabis-related businesses

FCA sets out its approach to listings of cannabis-related businesses

On 18 September 2020, and in response to queries from cannabis companies interested in listing in the UK, the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) – w ...

Legislation providing for significant reforms of civil procedure now in force

Legislation providing for significant reforms of civil procedure now in force

The Civil Law and Criminal Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2020 (the “Act”) has recently come into operation and has heralded a number of significa ...

Job Support Scheme – What we know so far

Job Support Scheme – What we know so far

The furlough scheme (CJRS) will come to an end on 31 October. Yesterday the Chancellor announced its successor – the Job Support Scheme (JSS). The sta ...

Challenge to New Permitted Development Rights Brought Before Courts

Challenge to New Permitted Development Rights Brought Before Courts

We recently reported on the Government’s changes to Permitted Development in England introduced on 31 August 2020 for upward extensions and demolition ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week - New Use Class E: The Change and the Challenge

Real Estate Tip of the Week - New Use Class E: The Change and the Challenge

From 1 September 2020 a new Use Class E (introduced via the Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) (Amendments) (England) Regulations 2020 No. 757) r ...