The New Infrastructure Levy: consultation period now open
The Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill is seeking to implement a new mandatory Infrastructure Levy (IL) in England. A consultation has been recently published for this new IL enabling responses to this proposal to be made by 9 June 2023.
Housing Case Law – March 2023
Our team of housing specialists summarises the latest cases and court decisions in one practical update, so you can devote more time to supporting your tenants.
Energy Performance Certificate and Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard rules - Commercial landlords need to be ready for 1 April 2023
All England and Wales landlords and tenants need to be ready for the changes to the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard (MEES) and Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) requirements on 1 April 2023.
Housing Finance Conference 2023 - Liverpool: the key messages
It was anther great year at the NHF Finance Conference in Liverpool. In this insight we summarise the key messages from the two days and reflect on what this means for the housing sector.
Security charging podcast episode 1 - maximising values when charging stock
Our expert legal team provide you with guidance and suggestions on security charging - focusing on maximising values whilst making the process as quick and easy as possible.
Spring Budget 2023 in brief: Key highlights for the Employment and Pensions sector
The UK Chancellor, Jeremy Hunt, used his 2023 Spring Budget to announce a series of spending initiatives including tax relief on pensions. In this insight we consider key takeaways for the Employment and Pensions sector.
Upcoming changes to The Affordable Homes Programme
The Affordable Homes Programme (AHP) will see several changes introduced for 2021-26 in response to changing market conditions, which will include social rent-specific grants and bringing homes originally intended for market sale into the scheme.
New Selection Questionnaire for public procurement processes to be implemented by 1 April
On 9 March, Procurement Policy Note 03/23 was published which includes a new Standard Selection Questionnaire (“SQ”) that contracting authorities should use (from 1 April 2023 at the latest) and more statutory guidance on the selection stage.
The CMA announces a market study into housebuilding in England, Scotland and Wales
In this insight we discuss what the housebuilding market study is and what its potential outcomes are.
2023-24 changes to the GP contract
Earlier this week, NHS England announced various changes to the 2023/24 GP contract. We have summarised six of the key areas of change.
Covid-19 Inquiry Podcast – Key takeaways from the Module 3 preliminary hearing
Welcome to our latest podcast where our legal team provide first response perspectives of the preliminary hearing for Module 3 of the Covid Inquiry which took place on 28th February 2023.
Protecting staff – a health and safety perspective
Following a recent webinar on statutory compliance for GP practices, we consider another aspect: providing a safe environment for staff.