Businesses negotiating a settlement of a dispute should ensure that on an objective view, it is clear at every stage whether or not the terms being negotiated are 'subject to contract'. Furthermore, settlement agreements can be concluded by email - whether or not intentionally.
Businesses in England and Wales producing waste of any kind will welcome an updated version of the Environment Agency's Code of Practice on how to discharge their legal duty of care in relation to waste.
Organisations using email and e-newsletters, phone, texts or other forms of electronic communication to promote themselves will welcome updated guidance from the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) to help them comply with anti-spam law and avoid significant penalties for breaches.
Property Scene spoke to Richard Ainsworth Head of Conveyancing at Marsden Rawsthorn Solicitors to get an expert view of the potential impact of the recently implemented tax changes which adds a 3% surcharge on stamp duty payable on the purchase of additional residential properties
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