Posts Tagged ‘temporary export’

New government plans for 1 new home in 5 to be a starter home

Comments Off | 03-30-2016

Housing sites of 10 homes or more will have to make 1 home in 5 a starter home under government proposals just published, helping more people realise their ambition of owning their own home.
The move will support 200,000 new homes for first time buyers under 40 as part of the government’s pledge

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UK risks losing £15m Veronese drawing

Comments Off | 03-30-2016

A 400-year-old drawing by Paolo Veronese is at risk of being exported from the UK unless a buyer can be found to match the asking price of £15,400,000 (plus VAT of £154,000). To provide an opportunity to keep it in the UK, Culture Minister Ed Vaizey has placed a temporary export bar

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New deputy report forms to improve safeguards for at risk adults

Comments Off | 02-25-2016

On Tuesday 1 March 2016, the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) will introduce new and improved deputy report forms.
Property and financial decisions (OPG102) and health and welfare decisions (OPG104), will replace the existing combined form.
Deputies will now receive specific forms tailored to their deputyship order. Following user testing, the new forms are clearer with

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UK risks losing £2m modern art sculpture

Comments Off | 02-25-2016

A sculpture by one of the greatest artists of the 20th century is at risk of being exported from the UK unless a buyer can be found to match the asking price of £2,083,500.
Culture Minister Ed Vaizey has placed a temporary export bar on Femme by Alberto Giacometti to try to save the plaster sculpture

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