Property management

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New rules for planning conditions

“New planning rules will come into force on 1 October 2018 that will require Local Planning Authorities (LPAs) to engage with applicants before imposing pre-commencement conditions on a planning permission”, says...

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Update on Class Q barn conversions

“Changes to planning rules come into force on 6 April 2018 that will increase the number of dwellings that it will be possible to develop under the Class Q permitted development...

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Countryside Stewardship open for applications

A streamlined version of Countryside Stewardship has been launched to make it easier for farmers to apply for funding to support wildlife and the environment. The scheme now includes an Arable...

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Breach of agricultural occupancy conditions

“Where planning permission for a dwelling was granted subject to an agricultural occupancy condition, and where that condition has been breached continuously for more than ten years, the planning system provides...

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New tax case allows IHT relief for livery business

“Agricultural and other rural trading businesses qualify for either agricultural or business property relief from inheritance tax but, for many years, the established position has been that livery yards do not...

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