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Local Authority round-up: 24/05/24

Our Local Authority round up provides brief summaries of topical information on a weekly basis, to keep you aware of the changes and updates relevant to you.

Don’t Stop Me Now! – Updates to the Planning Practice Guidance

Following the recent changes to local planning authorities' powers to enforcement planning control, the Department of Levelling Up, Housing and Communities ("DLUHC") has now updated it's published guidance for how breaches of planning control are dealt with.

April’s Employment Law Digest – Case Law Update

Stay up to date with recent employment case law developments as Gillian Chinhengo explores the significant decisions that are shaping the legal landscape of workplace rights and responsibilities.

Biodiversity Net Gain: Costs in Monitoring your Gain

Following the passing of the Environment Act 2021 (Commencement No. 8 and Transitional Provisions) Regulations 2024 on 17 January, we now know that the mandatory Biodiversity Net Gain regime will take effect from 12 February 2024.

Recent success in the Technology and Construction Court

In a team comprising Adam Beaumont (Counsel), Stephen Radcliffe, Joe Mills, Sam Slater and Josh Wood, Ward Hadaway's construction offering in Leeds have succeeded in enforcing an adjudicator's award in the Technology and Construction Court whilst concurrently resisting a stay of enforcement.