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Time to wage war on fair pay?

Adam Bernstein
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Property businesses have found themselves in very hot water with HMRC for failing to pay staff the National Minimum Wage, with sums running into hundreds of thousands of pounds. Adam Bernstein reports.

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New Housing & Planning Act

The Negotiator
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As the new Act became law on 16th May, Housing and Planning Minister Brandon Lewis said, “Our landmark Housing and Planning Act will help anyone who aspires to own their own home…

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Smoke and Carbon Monoxide warning

The Negotiator

Purbeck District Council in Dorset is reminding landlords and tenants of legislation affecting the private rented sector that recently came into force. The legislation includes the power to Councils to impose heavy…

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Love thy neighbour

Andrew Symington
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Falling out with neighbours is a bad idea, says Andrew Symington, so leaseholders need to tread carefully and understand the implications of shared freeholds.

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Professional Negligence

The Negotiator
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Oliver Wharmby, of Lonsdale Insurance Brokers, discusses the professional risks associated with letting and managing residential property.

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A change of plan

The Negotiator

It’s official, says John Bosworth, Partner and Head of Planning at Ashfords LLP – the change of use rules regarding commercial to residential are now permanent.

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