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1 January 2020 – An important deadline for properties with septic tanks

1 January 2020 – An important deadline for properties with septic tanks

In this post Jeremy Scott at Lupton Fawcett explains about the important deadline for properties with septic tanks. From that date it will become an offence for a septic tank to discharge into surface water. Tanks which discharge into the ground might qualify for a further exemption, although the requirements in this respect are complex […]

Fate of The High Street

Fate of The High Street

In the not-so-distant past, wander down any local high street and you might reasonably have expected to find branches of a few banks, clothing and accessories stores, a Post Office, and some big-name brands. But it’s 2019, and traditional bricks and mortar retailers are having a hard time of things currently. Online retailers offer a […]

Occupier’s liability: what are your duties?

Occupier’s liability: what are your duties?

Occupier’s liability: what are your duties? 06 November 2019 – Written by Ware & Kay Solicitors Category: Residential property If you occupy land or buildings, then you will usually be under a duty to take reasonable steps to prevent anyone visiting you being killed or injured or suffering damage to their property. You will also […]

Evidence of difficult trading for businesses increases

Evidence of difficult trading for businesses increases

Whitbread has reported UK like-for-like sales fell 3.7% in its first quarter “due to weak trading conditions”. Like-for-like UK accommodation sales were down 4.6% while UK food and beverage like-for-likes fell 2.1%. Total UK sales were down 1.1%, with accommodation sales falling 1.5% and food and beverage 0.4%. UK and international sales fell 1.0%, with […]

Funding Announced to Support Rural Community Businesses

Funding Announced to Support Rural Community Businesses

In a recent press release, Plunkett Foundation have announced that they’re delighted to have been awarded a grant from The Prince’s Countryside Fund to provide much needed support and training to the UK rural community business sector. the Plunkett Foundation reported that when rural communities lose essential services, such as their local shop or pub, […]

Newsletter

Newsletter

We bring you the latest top news in industry from this week.   Kevin Georgel to leave Admiral for St Austell Kevin Georgel will step down as CEO of Admiral Taverns in order to take over at St Austell Brewery at the beginning of next year. Georgel (pictured) will be appointed as St Austell’s new […]

Weekly Newsletter

Weekly Newsletter

We bring you the latest top news in industry from this week. Hampshire pub saved from closure named CAMRA pub of the year: A Hampshire community pub saved from closure has been named pub of the year by the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA). The Wonston Arms in the village of Wonston, near Winchester, has […]

Weekly Newsletter

Weekly Newsletter

We bring you the latest top news in industry from this week. Déjà-brew as pub closures stay high: The latest pub closure figures from CAMRA reveal that 14 pubs are closing their doors each week, prompting the real ale consumer’s champion to renew calls for fundamental action to Save Our Pubs. As the UK prepares […]