Thehe agency that records all land and property information in England and Wales, the Land Registry, could be sold off as part of the government’s efforts to raise funds from selling state assets.
The Land Registry has recorded property data since 1862. It the most comprehensive source of information property prices. Its data is closely monitored by economists and its information on sale prices are used by online property portals.
The Federation of Small Business has called for energy companies to provide better information for small businesses.
Last year the Government to forced the big utility companies to make their energy tariffs more transparent for householders. Now the Federation of Small Business (FSB) wants the same rules to apply to businesses.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has revised its guidance how organisations should manage asbestos. It has made changes to the Approved Codes of Practice (ACOPs) with the aim of making it easier for employers to understand their legal obligations and protect their workers from the dangers of working with asbestos.
English Heritage this week re-opened Kenwood House, an 18th Century stately home in Hampstead, after an 18 month-long repair and refurbishment project. The project included repairs to the slate roof, chimneys and gutters, the installation of a lift, as well as interior refurbishment and repainting of the main facade.