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Supreme Court: unconnected floors in office building were separate units for ratings purposes

The Lands Chamber was wrong to find that two unconnected floors in a London office building should be treated as a single 'hereditament' for the purpose of calculating business rates liability, the UK's highest court has ruled. 03 Aug 2015

Contract entitled landlord to raise service charge irrespective of increase in costs, says UK Supreme Court

Lease provisions that would ultimately increase service charges payable by the tenants of a number of holiday homes near Swansea to more than £1 million a year should be allowed to stand, the UK's highest court has ruled. 11 Jun 2015

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County court tackles 'long-standing controversy' over right to remove telecoms equipment, says expert

A UK landowner does not have the right to require the removal of telecoms equipment legally installed by the tenant until the tenancy agreement comes to an end, a county court in England has ruled. 05 May 2015

Government consults on Electronic Communications Code reforms

The UK government has published new plans to reform the Electronic Communications Code in a move it said is designed to improve consumers' access to digital services whilst recognising landowners' interests. 02 Mar 2015

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