holiday parks

8-January-2016

On 1 April 2016 the National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Regulations 2016 (“the Regulations”) will come into force. The Regulations introduce a premium rate, known as the National Living Wage, which park owners must pay to all their employees aged 25…




13-March-2015

A final draft of the Consumer Rights Bill has been agreed by the House of Commons and House of Lords and is set to receive Royal Assent by the end of this month. The Bill is set to come into…


30-January-2015

Currently a park owner is able to petition for bankruptcy proceedings against a debtor who owes a debt of £750 or more. From 1 October 2015 the Government proposes to raise this limit to £5000. The aim of increasing the…


4-December-2014

Serving formal notices of breach The Supreme Court have recently considered the case of Telchadder v Wickland Holdings Ltd and whether Wickland could terminate Mr Telchadder’s agreement under the Mobile Homes Act 1983. Their judgment contains valuable guidance to parks…


23-October-2014

A written holiday Licence Agreement is an essential tool for park owners to protect their businesses. A written contract will contain the terms upon which the caravan owner is entitled to station their caravan on the park. These terms could…


10-October-2014

Most road traffic law applies to any roads, public places or other highways to which the public have access.  Roads will generally include footpaths, cycle tracks, carriageways and many roadways on private land. It is likely that roadways on park…


21-February-2014

The Climate Change Levy (“CCL”) is a government imposed tax on the supply of specified energy products such as electricity or gas for business or non-domestic purposes. Where the electricity or gas supply is wholly or partly for domestic use…


24-January-2014

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. An attractive option for dealing with abandoned caravans is to either sell…