Green Homes Grant Scheme 1

The Government has recently published further details on the Green Homes Grant Scheme which will open for applications from the end of September. All Owner Occupiers, Landlords of Private rent sector domestic properties, Landlords of Social Sector Domestic Properties and Park Home owners will be eligible. New build domestic and non-domestic properties will not be…

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Electrical Safety Standards - Update 2

New Regulations will come into force in England on 1st June 2020 in respect of Electrical Safety in Residential properties. These Regulations (The Electrical Safety Standards In the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations 2020) will require Landlords of residential premises, including farmhouses let on Agricultural Tenancies to undertake electrical safety inspections every 5 years. These…

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Rights of Way and a Section 31(6) Declaration 3

The thought of new rights of way coming into existence through long use can be quite worrying for any landowner. The thought that Mrs Miggins, who you have turned a blind eye to cutting through the corner of a field could register the route as a Public Right of Way is not something that you…

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Crop Diversification Rules will not apply in 2020 4

The Government has recently announced some good news for farmers in England. It is intended that the “three crop rule” will be relaxed as part of the Crop Diversification requirements for those claiming the Basic Payment Scheme in 2020. This change has been brought about following the extreme weather that has been seen across the…

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