All Insights https://www.osborneclarke.com/ en Tue, 23 Jul 2024 18:27:25 +0100 Mon, 22 Jul 2024 14:32:49 +0100 Under Construction: Recent legal developments within the construction industry | July 2024 https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/under-construction-recent-legal-developments-within-construction-industry-july-2024 &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/21/12/30/REI_crane_building_construction.jpg?VersionId=yyE0KQwFm3jycksNiUZzyzBgLM_5nyD1' /><br /><p><strong>The new government and the construction industry, construction insolvencies continue, and are collateral warranties 'construction contracts'?</strong></p>]]&gt; Mon, 22 Jul 2024 14:32:49 +0100 All Insights What did the UK King's Speech contain for business? https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/what-did-uk-kings-speech-contain-business &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/21/12/30/GEN_business_people_walking.jpg?VersionId=hW5y0D7w0hrIwyOy_YCH..FwQjVWhuke' /><br /><p><strong>As anticipated, the new government has announced a broad range of legislative priorities</strong></p>]]&gt; Fri, 19 Jul 2024 12:31:34 +0100 All Insights 'Wind of change': Labour government lifts de facto ban on onshore wind in the UK https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/wind-change-labour-government-lifts-de-facto-ban-onshore-wind-uk &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/21/12/29/OC_KI_106.jpg?VersionId=CI4xTJqwIU6hskopB1zlzUJArYaUyiEm' /><br /><p><strong>The swift move indicates a strong early commitment to the green economy and to reform of the UK's planning system</strong></p>]]&gt; Wed, 10 Jul 2024 11:44:06 +0100 All Insights How to get ahead and avoid disputes prior to UK PFI handback https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/how-get-ahead-and-avoid-disputes-prior-uk-pfi-handback &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/03/16/OC-IS_003.jpg?VersionId=roBhYGveISHorh3SvH4DSPoRdhCL.IoF' /><br /><p><strong>As projects enter a 'sunset' period, it is time to consider areas of potential dispute and how best to avoid them</strong></p>]]&gt; Tue, 02 Jul 2024 10:39:24 +0100 All Insights Is Belgian real estate ready for the new rules for electric vehicles from 2025? 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https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/what-can-built-environment-sector-expect-next-uk-government &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/24/06/27/TBE-min.png?VersionId=sFVnxQsR52IgA_L0vuszZ7vLxkbh5m4c' /><br /><p><strong>The sector will be hoping for clarity in a number of areas, including leasehold reform and planning, to support business strategy and investment</strong></p>]]&gt; Mon, 24 Jun 2024 09:38:29 +0100 All Insights UK general election 2024: Labour's manifesto and tax https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/uk-general-election-2024-labours-manifesto-and-tax &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/24/06/27/Tax.png?VersionId=irus6Jd7XQDoR2LWT6zHgphDGK6YQb0Y' /><br /><p><strong>The manifesto confirms Labour's widely publicised tax policy plans with no surprises but little further detail</strong></p>]]&gt; Tue, 18 Jun 2024 17:48:46 +0100 All Insights English Upper Tribunal upholds Gravesham's appeal in limited setback for 1954 Act telecom renewals https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/english-upper-tribunal-upholds-graveshams-appeal-limited-setback-1954-act-telecom-renewals &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/24/05/21/building_facade_iStock-1369736481-EDITED.png?VersionId=OuKv8MMmVJCpAm2AqoBViIIcQqgofHUu' /><br /><p align="left"><strong>Has a safety net for Operators now been lost?</strong></p>]]&gt; Tue, 11 Jun 2024 10:06:18 +0100 All Insights A muted Leasehold and Freehold Reform Act is now law but not yet in force in England https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/muted-leasehold-and-freehold-reform-act-now-law-not-yet-force-england &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/24/05/21/flat_facade_iStock-153531471-EDITED.png?VersionId=ljOQTdCBnUsiStBFzNL2.NsFcykfdNt6' /><br /><p><strong>The hasty pre-general election introduction in the final parliamentary session has led to major legislative casualties</strong></p>]]&gt; Wed, 05 Jun 2024 10:04:12 +0100 All Insights Health and safety | UK Regulatory Outlook May 2024 https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/Regulatory-Outlook-May-2024-health-safety &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/23/01/25/Reg-Outlook-1000px_Jan-2023_Health-insight.png?VersionId=yr0A5NIHwNVfyh1XKArSQYwtypcWgZOT' /><br /><p><strong>General election impact on the Terrorism (Protection of Premises) Bill | HSE publish strategic approach to AI | Mental Health Awareness Week&nbsp;</strong></p>]]&gt; Fri, 31 May 2024 10:09:13 +0100 All Insights Under Construction: Legal developments in the UK construction industry | May 2024 https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/under-construction-legal-developments-uk-construction-industry-may-2024 &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/03/16/OC-IS_011.jpg?VersionId=mhoWYT2ZHXok_oF8cotLBK6wgPS63dhN' /><br /><p><strong>Early indications for the construction industry in the upcoming general election, JCT publishes the new Design and Build 2024 contracts, new second staircase requirement for qualifying residential buildings and a recent judgment requiring strict compliance with notice provisions in some building contracts</strong></p>]]&gt; Thu, 30 May 2024 11:44:01 +0100 All Insights Finishing Parliamentary business in the 'wash-up' ahead of UK general election: what legislation has survived and what has fallen? https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/finishing-parliamentary-business-wash-ahead-uk-general-election-what-legislation-has &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/03/16/OC-IS_010.jpg?VersionId=X6cyEJ1XgnOPivlTQEB4JYyRFzSCaGaU' /><br /><p><strong>Prorogation brought Parliamentary business to an end, meaning all draft legislation not passed is lost</strong></p>]]&gt; Tue, 28 May 2024 11:58:01 +0100 All Insights UK government concludes consultation on contractual controls on land https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/uk-government-concludes-consultation-contractual-controls-land &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/03/16/OC-IS_011.jpg?VersionId=mhoWYT2ZHXok_oF8cotLBK6wgPS63dhN' /><br /><p><strong>Proposed regulations include a public register of contractual control agreements to increase land ownership transparency</strong></p>]]&gt; Fri, 26 Apr 2024 11:00:34 +0100 All Insights Environment | UK Regulatory Outlook April 2024 https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/Regulatory-Outlook-April-2024-environment &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/23/01/25/Reg-Outlook-1000px_Jan-2023_environment-insight.png?VersionId=TzJFTyAnyWIkC6y.DOHXFZBaAs9JEvIN' /><br /><p><strong>European Parliament adopts new certification framework for carbon removals | European Parliament adopts position on soil monitoring directive | EU Environmental Crime Directive receives formal approval</strong></p>]]&gt; Tue, 23 Apr 2024 10:09:13 +0100 All Insights Health and safety | UK Regulatory Outlook April 2024 https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/Regulatory-Outlook-April-2024-health-safety &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/wp/21/01/14/H_2011101743FWI_Regulatory-Outlook-2021_JAN-21_ICONS_Health-and-Safety_landscape.png?VersionId=qG.ioyUDMQySP.CKLNWMGk4FiaT.bRCI' /><br /><p><strong>Stress awareness month | Health and Safety Executive updates RIDDOR guidance | Government invest £1.5million into innovative occupational health services</strong></p>]]&gt; Tue, 23 Apr 2024 10:09:13 +0100 All Insights Smart Power | UK energy market strategy in 2025, repowering and ethical supply chains https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/smart-power-uk-energy-market-strategy-2025-repowering-and-ethical-supply-chains &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/wp/21/09/10/energy2.jpg?VersionId=jGBwKqQ29zeZ3ANCRA0g2CbBxxZfuUnS' /><br /><p><strong>Welcome to the latest edition of Smart Power, Osborne Clarke's specialist service for asset managers within the green energy sector.</strong></p>]]&gt; Thu, 18 Apr 2024 10:09:07 +0100 All Insights EU strengthens its arsenal in fight against environmental crime https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/eu-strengthens-its-arsenal-fight-against-environmental-crime &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/03/16/OC-IS_010.jpg?VersionId=X6cyEJ1XgnOPivlTQEB4JYyRFzSCaGaU' /><br /><p><strong>Revised legislation brings in 'qualified' offences to criminalise serious environmental damage and replaces the 2008 law</strong>&nbsp;</p>]]&gt; Tue, 16 Apr 2024 14:59:31 +0100 All Insights English County Court rules against landlord opposing statutory renewal lease on 'ground f' https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/english-county-court-rules-against-landlord-opposing-statutory-renewal-lease-ground-f &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/03/16/OC-IS_014.jpg?VersionId=1Tib4fKv.Nqk2w1K5VvdlIwCYl9oKOlf' /><br /><p><strong>A tenant can temporarily vacate part of the premises affected by the works to defeat a landlord's opposition</strong></p>]]&gt; Mon, 15 Apr 2024 17:34:36 +0100 All Insights What is natural capital and what does it mean for investors and lenders in the UK and Europe? https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/what-natural-capital-and-what-does-it-mean-investors-and-lenders-uk-and-europe &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/03/16/OC-IS_007.jpg?VersionId=JitxlEuEDLOx1dIqtPae9pi.IKQ5vsuk' /><br /><p><strong>While some natural capital-related regulatory requirements may currently only be voluntary, or not yet catch financial institutions, there may be merit in complying early</strong></p>]]&gt; Fri, 12 Apr 2024 14:48:37 +0100 All Insights Health and safety | UK Regulatory Outlook March 2024 https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/Regulatory-Outlook-March-2024-health-safety &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/23/01/25/Reg-Outlook-1000px_Jan-2023_Health-insight.png?VersionId=yr0A5NIHwNVfyh1XKArSQYwtypcWgZOT' /><br /><p><strong>Building Safety Act update: transition period coming to an end | New Occupational Health Taskforce | RIDDOR review</strong></p>]]&gt; Wed, 27 Mar 2024 10:09:13 +0000 All Insights Environment | UK Regulatory Outlook March 2024 https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/Regulatory-Outlook-March-2024-environment &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/23/06/14/ESG_environment_spaced.png?VersionId=JPZx4xUClqFQbr4waFSjPwe4MNL2OFBS' /><br /><p><strong>BNG requirements for small sites come into effect from April 2024 | Extended producer responsibility for packaging waste: reporting changes coming into force 1 April 2024 | CSDD gets through vote from Council of the EU</strong></p>]]&gt; Wed, 27 Mar 2024 10:09:13 +0000 All Insights