Permitted Development Rights for 5G Developments

MHCLG has published a consultation document seeking views on possible amendments to permitted development rights to support deployment of the 5G telecommunications network.  Alongside extended powers granted to operators under the updated Electronic Communications Code new sites...
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Boris pledges HS2 review.

Despite pledging the development of HS3, Boris is nervous about the costs and delays of HS2.  This review will certainly not make things happen faster or save any money – a project like this requires certainty.  Read the BBC article here.
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Autumn Statement 2018 & IHT

A few of the main points to take from Octobers budget: • Annual Investment Allowance to rise from £200,000 to £1m for all qualifying investment in plant and machinery for two years starting from 1 January 2019. • New non-residential structures and buildings allowance (2% capital...
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Rooftop Solar Business Rates set to Rise

The Valuation Office Agency (VOA) has announced changes to business rates for solar PV systems and these new rates are set to come in to force in April 2017. The Solar Trade Association estimates that some businesses could face increases of up to 800% if their rooftop solar PV...
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