A series of seminars has been delivered by Bidwells focusing on the imminent changes to Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) legislation and the impact these will have on property developers and local authorities.
Most rural businesses will now have received enquiry forms from the Assessor’s Office with a multitude of questions seeking to gather information about your rural business, the structure of your asset in terms of land type and quality and what opportunities it provides for shooting, fishing, stalking and related field sports.
There are just a few weeks left to submit 2017 Basic Payment Scheme claims. And with pressure on farm profits, it’s more important than ever to make sure claims are accurate and correct. Bidwells’ Beth Duchesne examines the 2017 claim process
Now that all 14 of the Essex LPAs have published evidence on housing needs that they consider to be in line with the requirements of the National Planning Policy Framework, it is an appropriate time to consider where and how much growth May needs to be accommodated across the County, together with the factors in the recently published Housing White Paper most likely to affect Plan-making and delivery.