The UK’s new subsidy control regime

The UK government has repealed the EU rules on state aid and is now looking to formulate its own legal framework for controlling state subsidies. Consequently, the Department for Business has published a consultation paper on subsidy control.

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Leasing electric vehicles: A smart option for fleets?

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The importance of a Lasting Power of Attorney

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Leasehold reforms: the change the system needs?

In recent years a level of controversy has surrounded the leasehold system, with some people feeling they have been cheated out of their money. As a result, a number of reforms have been proposed, including lengthening lease terms to 990 years and removing ground rent.

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