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Tractor and trailer speed and weight limits to rise in March 2015

With effect from March 2015 the maximum combined agricultural tractor and trailer weight (the ‘train weight’) will increase to 31 tonnes, an increase of over 6 tonnes from the current 24.39t limit. At the same time conventional tractor speed limits will increase from 20 to 25mph. One reason for the...

Is it reasonable to expect private landlords to act as the Government’s Gatekeeper for immigration?

As part of their clampdown against illegal immigration, private landlords are going to be responsible for checking new tenants have the right to reside in the UK. Landlords who fail to comply with this will face a fine of about £2,000 - £3,000. Bedford based specialist landlord and tenant solicitor...

A definition of exceptional hardship and the circumstances a court will consider when making a decision

Exception hardship is widely regarded as hardship that is more than ordinary, says Milton Keynes crime and regulatory solicitor Mike Hayward . Read Mike's blog post below or watch the short video. Some would say that losing a driving licence, which is one of people’s most treasured possessions, is...

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