April 2015 Archive

Community Infrastructure Levy

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On 6 April 2015 the planning system saw a key change introduced by the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Regulations 2010 take effect. More …

Are monitoring and administration fees justified anymore?

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Planning administration fees

Planning law is an ever changing beast and at no time before, that I can remember, have changes been more abundant than the weeks leading up to the general election. It would be a full time job to constantly comment on all the changes. More …

New EIA Amendments

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The Government has changed the screening thresholds for EIA projects under the Town and Country Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Amendment) Regulations 2015. More …

How Proceeds of Crime legislation is important to property investors and developers

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Proceeds of crime is not a topic that you would expect to read about in a property context. More …

Tell me where it hurts’ – Garbage make copyright faux pas

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Garbage, the Scottish-American rock band have hit the headlines this week for seeking to use certain photographs without paying. More …