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Keeping the Christmas Lights On - Legal Do's and Don'ts

As the festive season approaches, the sight of brightly coloured and dazzling light displays in and around our cities, towns and villages has become increasingly more common.

Love them or hate them, the lights and decorations will come out every year so here are some helpful tips and the relevant rules to keep in mind when transforming your own home into a magical Christmas winter wonderland:

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Posted in: Commercial Property

This week in Brexit: 26 November - 2 December

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Posted in: Brexit

This week in Brexit: 19 - 25 November

The most important event last week in terms of Brexit was the fact that the EU leaders signed off on the draft withdrawal agreement, which covers the terms of the UK exit from the EU, and the political declaration, which is a non-binding documents covering what the future relationship between the UK and the EU will look like after the UK left.

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We've expanded to Aycliffe Business Park!

Endeavour Partnership has now identified Aycliffe Business Park as a key growth area.

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Posted in: News & PR

This week in Brexit: 12 - 18 November

Keep up to date with the latest developments and decisions with our Brexit Breakdown, keeping you in know with all things that could affect the business sector.

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Brexit and the leadership challenge explained

Sir Graham Brady, chairman of the 1922 committee, has announced that he has received at least 48 letters from Conservative MP's, triggering a vote of no confidence in the leader which will be held today.  The Prime Minister will get the chance to speak to backbench MP's at 5pm today and the secret ballot will be held between 6pm - 8pm with the results announced shortly afterwards.

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An Assured Shorthold Tenancy, not what you signed up for?

An Assured Short hold Tenancy (AST) is a tenancy of a residential property usually regarded as a short-term tenancy. However, the legislation governing AST's does not specify a maximum term a lease has to be for it to be an AST. Therefore, a long residential lease could satisfy the criteria. It is important to know if your long residential lease is an AST as it provides Landlords with certain mandatory rights to terminate the lease during its term and takes away a tenants right to first refusal.

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Posted in: Commercial Property

This week in Brexit: 5 - 11 November

Keep up to date with the latest developments and decisions with our Brexit Breakdown, keeping you in know with all things that could affect the business sector.

A jargon free summary of the last week in politics, all in one place. 

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New rules likely to lead to a reduction in planning conditions

In an attempt to reduce delays between the grant of planning permission and work starting on site, with effect from 1 October 2018, the Government has introduced new rules that mean that, subject to exceptions, planning permission for the development of land in England cannot be granted or modified subject to pre-commencement conditions without the agreement of the applicant.

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Posted in: Commercial Property

Uber’s appeal against drivers’ “worker status” to be heard this week

Case update! 

You may recall that in October 2016 the Employment Tribunal made a landmark ruling that Uber drivers were deemed to be “workers”.

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Posted in: Employment Law

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