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Independent schools & universities: how to make the best of the new planning system

  • DMH Stallard LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 31 2012

The Localism Act 2011 received the Royal Assent in November 2011 and has been brought into effect progressively since then

Level playing fields?

  • DMH Stallard LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 30 2012

The much publicised and controversial new legislation setting minimum requirements for school playing fields comes into force at the end of October

French law - no trust means no benefits

  • DMH Stallard LLP
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  • France, United Kingdom
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  • September 3 2010

A recent case illustrates the sort of unanticipated problem that can arise as a result of owning property abroad

Council that refused meeting with homeless man failed to meet obligations

  • DMH Stallard LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 18 2010

The Court of Appeal has ruled that a man who knew that he and his daughter were about to become homeless, and who wrote to the council seeking its assistance in obtaining accommodation, had done enough to trigger the council's obligation to provide him with assistance and advice

Neighbours from hell: local authority powers

  • DMH Stallard LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 26 2010

The Housing Act 2004 contains a variety of measures designed to protect householders from the 'neighbour from hell', through measures targeting private landlords who turn a blind eye to disruptive behaviour by their tenants

Rural affordable housing

  • DMH Stallard LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 8 2010

In response to the lack of affordable housing in the countryside, the Government has produced a consultation paper setting out guidance on how local authorities can encourage landowners to bring forward additional land for affordable housing

Registered social landlords: possession claims and human rights

  • DMH Stallard LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 6 2009

Local authority landlords will be familiar with the concept of human rights being relied upon in defences to possession proceedings

Recovery of damages from housing tenancy fraudsters

  • DMH Stallard LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 6 2009

In September 2009 the Audit Commission’s report "Protecting the Public Purse" estimated that 2. of the total stock of council housing in London is subject to illegal sub-letting

Horsham District Council - Core Strategy Review Document

  • DMH Stallard LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 21 2009

Horsham District Council have published their Core Strategy Review Document, the consultation period runs from 4th September to 16th October

When homelessness and children does not give priority

  • DMH Stallard LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 30 2009

Marriage break-up is often caused by financial problems, but just as often a marriage break-up can be the cause of financial problems