Development agreements frequently contain a clause to act with 'good faith'. It is often difficult, however, to ascertain the meaning of 'good faith' and the obligations and duties imposed on the contracting parties.
The recent case of R (Lee Valley Regional Park Authority) v Epping Forest District Council dealt with the issue of how the construction of agricultural buildings in the Green Belt sits with the government's wider Green Belt policies.
In 2000, legislation ('IR35') was introduced to tackle the avoidance of employment taxes by those who work through intermediaries, primarily their own company, often known as a Personal Service Company (PSC).
Earlier this month, the chair of the Inquiry, Dame Lowell Goddard issued a Statement in response to perceived criticism that the Inquiry was focusing too much on victims and survivors and not enough on those accused
A new report – ‘Housing development: the economics of small sites – the effect of project size on the cost of housing construction’ – compiled by the Building Cost Information Service of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyor on behalf of
In a landmark ruling, the High Court has quashed a decision by the Communities Secretary Eric Pickles to allow Watford Borough Council to “appropriate”, i.e. take over, 128 allotments at Farm Terrace in central Watford...
In Hut Group Ltd v Nobahar-Cookson it was decided that the buyer in a share purchase agreement triggered the start of the contractual time limit for warranty claims only when it became aware of the existence of its claim.