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Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Act 2022 (ECTEA) – What is happening now?

Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Act 2022 (ECTEA) – What is happening now?

Following our recent bulletin in relation to the Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Act 2022 (ECTEA), Companies House has, as promised earl ...

Housebuilder tip of the month: Protecting future value – Is a restrictive covenant enough?

Housebuilder tip of the month: Protecting future value – Is a restrictive covenant enough?

When a landowner disposes of land, they may wish to restrict the uses to which the land is put in order to secure a share in any uplift in value trigg ...

Next Phase Rejuvenation

Next Phase Rejuvenation

For local, regional and national reasons, it is very important that Greater Manchester continues to build on its success. Alison Key, Head of Commerci ...

Real Estate Tip of the Month -  Building Safety Act 2022 – What now?

Real Estate Tip of the Month - Building Safety Act 2022 – What now?

The Building Safety Act 2022 (Act) became law on 28 April 2022. You can read the detail of the legislation in our recent article here. We have picked ...

Housebuilder Top Tip - Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Strategy: Impact on Building Regulations

Housebuilder Top Tip - Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Strategy: Impact on Building Regulations

As the Government continues to implement its Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Strategy, an important step has been taken with significant implications ...

Housebuilder Tip of the Month: The problems of CIL Social Housing Relief in a ‘back to back’ Deal

Housebuilder Tip of the Month: The problems of CIL Social Housing Relief in a ‘back to back’ Deal

In order to apply for social housing relief, the CIL regulations require the applicant to be an owner of the land. The claim for relief will lapse if ...

Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Act 2022  (ECTEA) – Are you ready?

Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Act 2022 (ECTEA) – Are you ready?

The ECTEA requires “Overseas Entities” who own or deal with certain land interests in the UK to comply with registration requirements, including ident ...

Housebuilder tip of the month: Opting to tax for VAT

Housebuilder tip of the month: Opting to tax for VAT

HMRC’s processing times for option to tax notifications has recently increased leading to some transactions progressing before a copy of an option to ...

MEES Regulations – A Timely Reminder

MEES Regulations – A Timely Reminder

During the chaos of the last 2 years, it is likely (and understandable) that energy efficiency matters took a back seat for landlords who were grappli ...

Supreme Court Decisions on Occupier Test – ignore the facts, focus on the bigger picture!

Supreme Court Decisions on Occupier Test – ignore the facts, focus on the bigger picture!

In a much anticipated decision of the Supreme Court in no less than three appeals by telecommunications operators, Lady Rose made clear today that the ...