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Why the purchase of a bed and breakfast property requires a specialist
Practising Consultant Susan Scott explains why it's important to instruct a specialist solicitor when buying a bed and breakfast property.
By Susan Scott on Monday 21st May 2018
HR & Employment Law Update - May 2018
Sophie Allinson gives an update on three recent and notable employment law cases in her May 2018 update.
By Sophie Allinson on Tuesday 15th May 2018
Leasehold: a ticking time bomb?
Property lawyer Rob Mason investigates the problems with leasehold ownership of residential properties in the UK.
By Rob Mason on Friday 27th April 2018
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
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
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
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
Cumbrian landowners: act now
Senior Associate, Diane Barnes, explains why Cumbrian common rights holders and landowners should act now to avoid losing land rights.
By Diane Barnes on Tuesday 30th January 2018
Do you employ casual or seasonal workers?
Employment Law Partner at Burnetts, Nigel Crebbin, looks at the sometimes tricky question of employment status for casual workers.
By Nigel Crebbin on Tuesday 16th January 2018
Local authority planning fees: up, up and away?
Senior Planning Consultant Daniel Addis reports on the Government's decision to increase local authority planning fees.
By Daniel Addis on Monday 8th January 2018