Per the Solicitors Regulation Authority, a law firm’s status encompasses more than just the cost in choosing a conveyancer, with the largest-ever behavioral trial on price and decision-making in legal services.
The trial exposed that 6% of customers choose the cheapest solicitor, and 1% because for value for money.
Just under 75% of the public chose a conveyancer based on the suggestions of associates. Having said this, it is maintained by the SRA that the findings “underpin its transparency agenda”, highlighting data that consumers make better decisions when a firm’s website quotes their prices.
A surprisingly high amount of councils does not have a 5-year housing supply in the South East and East.
If a local authority cannot provide a 5-year housing supply, the presumption is in favour of any development applications, regardless if the land is green belt, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty or even a National Park.
Put simply the benefit outweighs the harm caused by an under supply.
Research has hinted that across the UK, 10,244 Build to Rent homes are in the process of being developed, which is approximately two times the amount in London.
the research, which is being conducted by Savills and commissioned by the British Property Federation (BPF), has revealed that in Manchester and Salford, a minimum of 5,500 Build to Rent homes are currently being erected.
in the housing white paper the government have laid out proposals in the earlier stage of the year.
In the House of Lords, the Neighbourhood Planning Bill has undergone its third reading with members approving an amendment that obliges examiners to give information to/meetings with neighbourhood planning groups.
Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth (the parliamentary under-secretary of state, Department for Communities and Local Government and Wales Office) conveyed amendment 1.
It was said by Bourne that within regulations for the amendment, the secretary of state, is permitted to explain the procedure an examiner of a neighbourhood plan or neighbourhood development order must follow.