December 30, 2019
For a lot of businesses, you may extend credit in order to encourage business. Unfortunately, sometimes people can run into difficulties getting this money back, which is why it is important to be aware of the legalities and issues around debt recovery. Prevention A big part of avoiding issues around debt is to prevent people from getting in trouble to start with. Clear invoices and notices for when payment is due will help people avoid getting into problems beforehand. In some cases, there may be...
December 19, 2019
On a basic level, trusts are a means of making it easier to control assets and managed. It is important to know how to set them up and what is most appropriate. Benefits In the past, trusts were set up in order to reduce tax liabilities. Recent changes in tax rates have meant this is not so much the case now. There are other benefits. One reason is that it provides more effective inheritance planning and transference of assets. It can also be useful for...
December 12, 2019
In many respects, a town or village green is something often associated with Britain. The idea was that this area gave people their own space to enjoy leisure time. In the year 2013, the Growth and Infrastructure Act was brought in, offering significant changes to the 2006 Commons Act. It is important to be aware of these rules, as it will affect whether or not you can apply for an area to be used as a town or village green, or in some cases if...
December 5, 2019
Increasingly people are becoming more aware of environmental impact, both in terms of individuals and organisations. The Waste Strategy for England and Wales was first published in 2000, and since then, the policy on this subject has shifted several times. Therefore, it is important to be aware of environmental and waste law. Waste hierarchy The laws on waste are based on what is known as the waste hierarchy- this starts with preventing waste, preparing items to be used and recycled, and finally, disposal. Prevention is...