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BPS penalties: Common cross compliance breaches
Agribusiness lawyer Rachel Elliott outlines the most common cross compliance breaches for farmers to be aware of when claiming for BPS payments.
By Rachel Elliott on Friday 27th April 2018
HR & Employment Law Update - April 2018
Employment Law Lawyer Sophie Allinson takes a look at the various important changes to Employment Law made this month...
By Sophie Allinson on Wednesday 18th April 2018
Employee suspension - something to think about
Employment Law & HR Partner Nigel Crebbin highlights why employers should think carefully before suspending an employee pending a disciplinary hearing...
By Nigel Crebbin on Wednesday 18th April 2018
The importance of ensuring your will is up to date
Tracy Stainton explains why it’s important to keep your will up to date and looks specifically at Nil Rate Band Discretionary Will Trusts...
By Tracy Stainton on Monday 9th April 2018
Changing a farm business structure: What to consider…
Partner Richard Miller explains the benefits to farming businesses of changing business structure and why it’s important to plan ahead.
By Richard Miller on Monday 9th April 2018
The Rural Housing Push
Recently, the government has announced a number of measures aimed at significantly boosting housing in rural areas. The measures will be introduced through changes to permitted development rights and changes…
By Robbie Mather on Monday 9th April 2018
GDPR: Top 5 Tips for Businesses
With time running out in the lead up to GDPR, Data law expert Vaughan Jones gives his top five practical tips for businesses to help prepare.
By Vaughan Jones on Thursday 29th March 2018
The Benefits of Voluntary First Registration
Senior Associate Joanne McKenzie explains the benefits of voluntary final registration for your property and/or land...
By Joanne McKenzie on Wednesday 14th March 2018
Farm Business Tenancy or Grazing Licence?
Associate Solicitor Megan Richardson explains the differences between two commonly confused terms: 'Farm Business Tenancies' and 'Grazing Licences'...
By Megan Richardson on Wednesday 14th March 2018
New Telecommunications Code now in force
Senior Associate Joanne McKenzie reports on the new regulations for network operators and land owners when dealing with telecommunications equipment.
By Joanne McKenzie on Friday 9th March 2018
Solicitor Ben Crystal explains conditional contracts, which can be used when the sale or purchase of a property depends on permissions being granted from a third-party.
By Ben Crystal on Wednesday 28th February 2018
Stamp Duty Land Tax for first time buyers: the changes
Head of Burnetts Residential Conveyancing team, Kathryn Hill, explains the new Government changes to Stamp Duty Land Tax for first time buyers.
By Kathryn Hill on Wednesday 7th February 2018