Tax specialist, Marc Selby has been featured in Telegraph Money in an article highlighting the fact that house buyers are routinely paying too much stamp duty because their solicitors fail to understand complex rules.
Warranties and indemnities play an important role in merger and acquisition (‘M&A’) transactions, enabling the parties to negotiate the balance of risk between them. Warranty and Indemnity insurance (‘W&I Insurance’) allows the parties to shift risk by insuring against potential breach of warranty or breach of indemnity claims by a buyer following completion.
These are the harshest of times for the casual dining industry. Much like it is elsewhere on the beleaguered high-street, it seems that every week brings headlines of another restaurant business becoming insolvent or making mass closures. The past few months alone have seen established names such as Prezzo, Byron, Gaucho, Jamie’s Italian, Côte Brasserie and Strada close numerous outlets. Meanwhile, Carluccio’s is undergoing an insolvency process (a Company Voluntary Arrangement) to try to rescue itself.
The significance of the NPPF was as much the fact that it put together in one place all of central government’s planning policies. It is not perfect, but some of those imperfections stem from the fact that voters are wedded to concepts such as the Green Belt which add to the problems of housing delivery in an environmentally sustainable manner.
One of the significant changes introduced by the Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Act 2016 was the extension of the current automatic disqualification rules to a broader range of individuals and circumstances.
Modular construction is a method of building in ‘module’ sections from an off-site facility. The prefabricated parts are transported to and constructed on site and the finished product is referred to as ‘prefab’ or, more recently, modular housing.