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Insights

Climate Change Levy

Posted on 21st February 2014 in Parks

A park’s electricity or gas supply will not be considered as being for domestic use where it is used to carry out business activities such as office activities, retail or catering outlets or leisure or sporting activities for which a charge is made.

Posted by

Paul Kelly

Partner and Solicitor

Insights

Six good reasons to register a trade mark

Posted on 18th February 2014 in Intellectual Property

Residential and holiday parks build up significant goodwill in their names and logos and generating business depends more and more on a strong online presence – which requires a strong brand.  Why would anyone give others a free ride on their hard-earned reputation?

Posted by

Jill Headford

Partner and Solicitor

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Abandoned holiday caravans

Posted on 24th January 2014 in Parks

From time to time park owners will experience a customer abandoning their caravan at the end of their licence agreement because they cannot afford the cost of removal.

Posted by

Paul Kelly

Partner and Solicitor

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The Mobile Homes (Site Rules) (England) Regulations 2014

Posted on 17th January 2014 in Parks

The Government has published the Mobile Homes (Site Rules) (England) Regulations 2014 which set out the procedure for residential parks in England to introduce or change park rules.

Posted by

Paul Kelly

Partner and Solicitor

Insights

Unfair Terms in Holiday Licence Agreements

Posted on 03rd January 2014 in Parks

All park owners using standard contracts with holiday caravan owners  (such as a Purchase Agreement or Licence Agreement) must be aware of the Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts Regulations 1999. The Regulations will apply to all the standard terms in any agreement – and to your park rules if they form part of an agreement or are referred to in it.

Posted by

Paul Kelly

Partner and Solicitor

Insights

Qualifying Residents’ Associations

Posted on 01st November 2013 in Parks

Since 2006 the Mobile Homes Act 1983 (as amended) has included a specific role for qualifying residents’ associations on mobile home sites. An association that meets specific conditions must be recognised by a park owner and will have certain consultation rights under the implied terms of the Written Statement.

Posted by

Melanie Burton

Partner and Chartered Legal Executive

Insights

Do you agree? BH&HPA members and Holiday Licence Agreement

Posted on 22nd February 2013 in Parks

The holiday season is upon us and fingers are being crossed for a sunny start. Not least because it will hopefully attract all those potential caravan and lodge buyers to your park.

Posted by

Melanie Burton

Partner and Chartered Legal Executive

Insights

To grit or not to grit?

Posted on 04th February 2013 in Parks

A recent spell of snow and icy conditions has prompted the question of whether park owners are expected to grit their park roads and footpaths.

Posted by

Melanie Burton

Partner and Chartered Legal Executive

Insights

VAT on holiday caravans

Posted on 11th January 2013 in Parks

As grateful holiday park owners and caravan manufacturers and distributors know, as a result of concerted efforts by certain MPs and trade bodies such as the BH&HPA, the government was persuaded to change their mind on the VAT treatment of holiday caravans. 

Posted by

Melanie Burton

Partner and Chartered Legal Executive

Insights

What to do if a dog attacks your horse

Posted on 19th April 2012 in Rural Property & Countryside Matters, Dispute Resolution

My recent blog on Dartmoor rights of way and my article in Exmoor Magazine have attracted questions about other frequent users of these bridleways – dogs.  Thankfully, most dogs are not aggressive towards horses but there have been some very frightening incidents which appear to be on the increase.  There are laws to encourage people to keep their dogs safely under control and provide a remedy for anyone injured by a dog.  What happens if a horse is injured?

Posted by

Jill Headford

Partner and Solicitor

Insights

Do you need planning permission for a stable?

Posted on 19th December 2011 in Rural Property & Countryside Matters

Getting a horse for Christmas? Lucky you. Now all you need is a stable – but do you need planning permission?

Posted by

Jill Headford

Partner and Solicitor