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SDLT on additional homes – key issues

Headline announcements stated that a 3% surcharge would be applied to additional homes means the value below £125,000 which we includes the first £40,000 on purchase of more than £40,000.
02 December 2015

The 'Pink Book' land law bible goes digital

The ‘Pink Book’, Burges Salmon’s famous legal 'bible' for landowners and farmers, is now available for wide industry access.
17 November 2015

Tougher sentencing for food safety breaches: a focus on the financials

New guidelines have been published by the Sentencing Council designed to improve food safety by providing tougher sentencing powers.
05 November 2015

What are the court’s powers to order sale of land from one joint owner to another?

When property (land) belongs to more than one person and disagreements emerge about what to do with it, what can beneficiaries and trustees ask the court to do?
27 July 2015


Food, Farming and Land Quarterly - Summer 2015

In this Food, Farming and Land Quarterly, we look at FBTs; an employment law round up; the rising cost of falls; AHA Tenancy; fresh meat labelling; Henson Foods and residential tenancy deposits.
09 July 2015

In Theory - GM Crops

With the increasingly negative perception of GM products, what impact would a Welsh Government ban on GM crops entering Wales from England have?
25 June 2015


European Court says food packaging cannot contain images of food not in the ingredients

The European Court of Justice has said that if food or drink packaging contains images of ingredients that are not in the product this will likely "mislead" consumers and thus fall foul of EU law.
08 June 2015

New rules on labelling the origin of fresh meat

New rules on the labelling of fresh, chilled or frozen meat (from sheep, goats, pigs and poultry) will apply from 1 April 2015.
01 April 2015

The 2015 Groceries Code Adjudicator Survey is now live

The Groceries Code Adjudicator (GCA) has launched a survey of the groceries sector as part of its objective to achieve more collaborative working relationships between retailers and suppliers.
24 March 2015

UK food chain update – horse meat, food crime and a chance for suppliers to have their say

The first prosecution brought as a result of the 2013 horse meat scandal concluded on Monday 23 March. 
24 March 2015


Food, Farming and Land Quarterly – Winter-Spring 2015

This special edition focuses on the 2015 Oxford Farming Conference. We look at the OFC report and other themes to come out of this year's conference. 
02 March 2015

Supermarkets face fine of 1% of turnover

The Groceries Code Adjudicator, Christine Tacon, will soon be able to fine those who breach the Groceries Supply Code of Practice. 
03 February 2015
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