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Agricultural Buildings: Changes to Permitted Development Rights

Changes to Permitted Development Rights (PDR’s) come into force today, 21 May 2024. These changes follow a recent consultation by the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities which took place between July and September 2023.

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Published on 21 May 2024
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Keeping on Track – tackling mental health in farming

Adam Henson has endorsed the ‘Keeping on Track’ wellbeing podcast series produced by The Sound Doctor. The series uses real life examples to explain why and how farmers are struggling with poor mental health and the pernicious effect it has on them and their families. The aim is to provide practical advice on where to seek help and give farmers the tools to help them tackle some of the challenges they face.

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Published on 30 April 2024
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Cohabiting eclipses legal partnerships

According to the latest set of statistics from the Office for National Statistics, the proportion of people in a relationship and cohabiting has increased from 19.7% in 2012 to 22.7% in 2022, a trend that looks set to continue. Although there are many reasons why people in long term relationships choose to not to marry it is likely that only a few have considered the legal implications of not doing so.

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Published on 30 April 2024
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Law & Land Spring / Summer 2024: News Round Up

Our news roundup covers various topics including Defra’s cap on the amount of land that can be taken out of production under SFI; taxation of ecosystems; the latest rises to wage and statutory rates; hedgerow protection legislation; support for those whose land has been flooded via the Farming Recovery Fund; free advice via the Future Farming Resilience Fund; and the introduction of poultry licensing for those with fewer than 50 birds.

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Published on 30 April 2024