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16/02/2017

Extension of the “right to rent”: Immigration Act 2016

Extension of the “right to rent” the Immigration Act 2014 (IA 2014) imposed for the first time obligations on private landlords to check that prospective tenants (and in some cases, current tenants) have a lawful right to live in the UK.

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16/02/2017

Tenancy deposits : Buyer beware

Buyer beware! Faye Didcote, Senior Associate, looks at the recent case of Baptiste v Barham (2015), a landlord which was ordered to pay to the tenant one times the value of the deposit.

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16/02/2017

Hillingdon LBC v Holley [2016] EWCA Civ 1052 : Long residence is of little consequence

Faye Didcote, Senior Associate takes a look at the recent case of Hillingdon LBC v Holley [2016] EWCA Civ 1052, where long residence was of little consequence.

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16/02/2017

Enforcing suspended possession orders : Where are we now?

Faye Didcote, Senior Associate reviews where are we now with enforcing Suspended Possession Orders.

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25/01/2017

A further financial burden cost for Tier 2 Sponsors - The Immigration Skills Charge set to be introduced in April 2017

Immigration and Employment lawyer Phillip Vallon discusses how the Immigration Skills Charge may affect employers.

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13/01/2017

Conflicting opinions on small site Affordable Housing policy

Senior Planner, Daniel Frisby, looks at the conflicting opinions on small site Affordable Housing.

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10/01/2017

Consultation on Amendments to the Town and County Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2011

Senior Planner, Daniel Frisby, summarises the recent changes made by the government to the EIA regulations.

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10/01/2017

Illegal Working Closure Notices - What businesses need to know

From the 1st December 2016, Immigration Officers now have the power to issue a closure notice to businesses. Adam Williams discusses these new powers

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