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Latest Legal News

Latest Legal News

Help To Build, Buy And Beyond

A recent report by the Resolution Foundation suggested that one third of millennials in Britain will never own their own home. Renting is becoming an increasing tenure of choice for young people rather than a temporary measure until home ownership is realised. On the upside first time buyer levels are at their highest for 10 years according to UK Finance. So is the future getting brighter for buyers making their way onto the housing ladder, or did we start from a low base?

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Major New Development In West Edinburgh Moves A Step Closer

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Proposals put forward by West Craigs Limited for a major new development in west Edinburgh have moved a step closer with the issue of a Notice of Intention last week.

The plans include 1500 new homes, retail units, commercial premises and a new primary school.  Although the Site had been identified for development in the Local Development Plan, the planning application had been refused by the Council due to concerns relating to impacts on the green belt and infrastructure provision.

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Pensions Just Got Tougher

Following the recent pensions scandals arising out of the collapses of BHS, Carillion, and most recently, Toys R Us, you may have heard reports from the press that employers who neglect their pension responsibilities may soon face criminal sanctions.

There is a real focus now on ensuring pensions schemes are run well, and ever increasing pressure on companies to get this right.

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