Rubbish dumps

Kate Goodall is the Commercial Consultancy Manager at Groundsure. In this blog, Kate takes a look at ancient landfill sites and the insight they can provide on ancient life. If you have any comments on questions about this blog, you can contact the commercial consultancy team at commercial@groundsure.com. Rubbish dumps, refuse heaps, landfill sites – nothing

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Regeneration of Purfleet

In this post, Kate Goodall, Commercial Consultancy Manager at Groundsure, discusses the regeneration of Purfleet, providing insight into how brownfield land can be used. If you have any questions or would like further information, please feel free to contact Kate directly via email or by calling us on 08444 159 000. The regeneration project proposed for

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Fictitious entries – what’s the truth?

If you are in the business of conveying factual information – the production of dictionaries, encyclopedias, and maps – protecting your work from theft, or copyrighting your work, is difficult. The purpose of copyrighting is twofold; it is designed to a) ensure people are recognised for the work they produce and b) ensure that a

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Can you put a Price on Nature?

I recently listened to a podcast that posed a very interesting concept – something I’ve never considered but listening to the logic behind it gave me pause for thought. The concept is this – if we are to save nature we must, as a society, put a price on it. My first reaction to this

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Compulsory Purchase Orders

A Compulsory Purchase Order (CPO) allows certain statutory bodies to obtain land or property from an individual without their consent to do so. These orders will occur when the purchase of said land or property is needed to carry out a function that Parliament feels is in the public’s best interest.(1) In practice, the most

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