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Proposals allowing the forced sale of long-term vacant or derelict land in Scotland could be more burden than boon for local planning authorities if introduced, experts have warned. 24 Aug 2018
A recent ruling on the construction of a 'break clause' in a commercial lease indicates that where there are two conflicting possible interpretations of a particular provision the courts will consider "business common sense" and the 'contra proferentem' rule... 16 Aug 2018
Commercial tenants holding leases entered into since land and building transaction tax (LBTT) was introduced in Scotland are subject to additional obligations to submit regular returns to Revenue Scotland to ensure that they pay tax in line with the actual...
MEES are intended to ensure that all let properties in England and Wales are brought up to an E rating on an energy performance certificate. Any let property at a F or G EPC rating will be deemed substandard.
This guide was updated in April 2015
This is one of a series of guides on issues connected to ring-fencing and banking reform faced by banks. Other guides cover issues such as tax, employment, issues for directors, pensions, litigation, third party contracts and competition considerations....
A break clause is a provision in a lease which enables either the landlord or the tenant, or both, to end the lease early.
From 2015, it will be illegal to use Hydrochlorofluorocarbons ( HCFCs ), including the ozone-depleting refrigerant gas R22, in refrigeration, heat pump and air conditioning (AC) systems. R22 is commonly used in AC systems pre-dating 2004 and so its ban...
UK landowners, telecommunications operators and the government will work collaboratively to implement the revised Electronic Communications Code ('new Code') and deliver the UK's digital connectivity ambitions. 08 Aug 2018
A business rates mitigation scheme has been upheld by the High Court, which found that the company involved was in 'beneficial occupation' of the premises for the purposes of national non-domestic rating (NNDR) law. 13 Jul 2018
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