CPI Update 143 - March 2016

CPI Update 142 - February 2016

CPI Update 141 - January 2016

CPI Update 140 - December 2015

CPI Update 139 - November 2015

1954 Act amended in England and Wales

The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 (Commencement No. 2 and Transitional Provisions) Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/1689) has brought into force on 1 October 2015 sections 35 and 36 of The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015. Sections 35 and 36 amend the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954, Part II

CPI Update 138 - October 2015

Is your easement legal?

The Land Registry has made a minor change to its practice on registering easements (Land Registry Practice Guide 62) which has a bearing on discovering whether or not an easement has full legal effect.

Policy change on section 106 affordable housing requirements

The Government has withdrawn a policy change in relation to section 106 affordable housing restrictions on small sites. Last November, the Government announced a number of changes to national planning policy in relation to section 106 planning obligations in an attempt to remove what was considered to be a disproportionate burden imposed on small scale developers and self-build developments.