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On 23 June 2016, British voters go to the polls to decide whether the UK should remain a member of the European Union (EU), or whether the country should leave. Widely known as ‘Brexit’, this issue has dominated debate in the UK since the referendum was announced by the British Government in…
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In January, we published a Mobility Insights on proposed increases to UK Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) rates for purchases of additional residential properties. In March, the UK government confirmed that this increase would be implemented from 1 April 2016.
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The UK ‘Right to Rent’ checks took effect across England from 1 February 2016. Under the new rules, prior to renting a property, prospective tenants will have their immigration documents checked to ensure that they have a legal right to reside in the country. This legislation will impact…
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The UK government has recently proposed a number of measures to help provide more affordable housing. Part of these measures aim to introduce a higher rate of Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) for purchasing second and subsequent properties in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland.