Government ditches the role of Building Safety Manager in latest shake-up of the Building Safety Bill

In a further change to the Building Safety Bill put forward following the Grenfell Tower tragedy in 2017, the Government has now scrapped the requirement to appoint a Building Safety Manager during the occupation phase of a construction project. Background […]

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A More Nuanced Approach: HMRC’s Revised Policy on VAT Treatment for Early Termination Fees and Compensation Payments

Effective from 1 April 2022, HMRC has issued revised guidance on the treatment of VAT for termination and compensation payments. Read on for details of this more nuanced approach to VAT treatment. Background Guidance issued by HMRC in late 2020 […]

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Hawkswell Kilvington expands with appointment of nationally recognised Partner

We are delighted to confirm that David Spires has joined Hawkswell Kilvington as a Partner today. Our press release is below: Hawkswell Kilvington, the niche firm of award winning, specialist construction and engineering solicitors is continuing the expansion of its […]

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