Environmental law

You can't please everyone all of the time…..

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That's clear from the reaction today following the government's announcement about its proposed legislation requiring employers to publish gender pay gap information from April 2018. The measure is expected to affect around 8,000 employers. More …

Helpful case on legal privilege in regulatory investigations

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The doctrine of legal privilege prevents an investigator from seeing documents which have been created for the purpose of obtaining and giving legal advice. More …

Solar Power benefiting Oxfordshire Communities

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Blake Morgan's Planning Team has utilised its wealth of experience in renewable development to help Sustainable Charlbury obtain planning permission for revised proposals for the Southill Solar community-owned solar farm in Oxfordshire. More …

Environmental Law Update – a case of ‘Waste Not, Want Not’

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In the recent case of R v Jagger [2015] EWCA Crim 348, the Court of Appeal had cause to review the interpretation of ‘controlled waste’. More …

Updated Environment Agency toolkit for food and drink manufacturers

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The Environment Agency has published an updated version of its toolkit for food and drink manufacturers. More …

Removal of caps on fines in the Magistrates' Court

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The Government has been given the power under the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offences Act 2012 to remove or amend the caps on fines that Magistrates’ Court can impose criminal offences. More …