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Keeping Current

Nov

23

November 23 , 2017 | Posted by Njlewis | No Comments

Yesterday’s budget – Stamp Duty

Yesterday’s budget abolished stamp duty immediately for first-time buyers purchasing properties worth up to £300,000. To help those in London and other expensive areas, the first £300,000 of the cost of a £500,000 purchase by all first-time buyers will be exempt from stamp duty, with the remaining £200,000 incurring 5%. Above £500,000 there is no

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Jul

22

CDM Regulations 2015 – Brexit Update

In April 2015 the new CDM Regulations came into force although there was an option for work on site to select whether to encompass the new 2015 Regulations or comply with the 2007 Regulations that lasted until 31 October 2015. A year on, has much changed? Of the 144 people killed at work in 2015/16,

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Feb

8

LENDERS Project Launch

The UK Green Building Council (UK-GBC) has joined with mortgage lenders and building industry experts to launch a research project into the link between energy costs, affordability and mortgage borrowing. Over the next 18 months the “LENDERS” project will build the evidence base for using more accurate estimates of energy bills in mortgage affordability calculations. If

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