It’s my way or the Highway….or is it?

The last time you reached for the Highway Code was probably when you were learning to drive. Until the 29th March you can have your say in a consultation launched by the Highways Agency concerning high speed roads. This includes the controversial smart motorway scheme and those ‘X’ signs. This consultation seeks views on proposed […]

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Alternative Lease Rent models

The recent pandemic has effected many landlords and tenants with tenants struggling to pay their rent and landlords suffering losses as a result. Experts have considered various alternative models and one particular option is to move away from leases with an open market rent and instead move to a turnover based rent. Turnover rents vary […]

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Vacant Possession: What does this Mean?

If you have ever been a party to a business lease you will be familiar with the phrase “vacant possession” which would likely have been a condition that needed to be satisfied following expiry of any break notice. Generally vacant possession means that the premises must be empty of possessions or free of people. A […]

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Stamp Duty Holiday – Extension Expected

It is expected that the current stamp duty holiday may be extended until June 2021. As many in the industry know, the stamp duty holiday and lockdown restrictions have created a demand and backlog of property transactions. A potential extension of the stamp duty holiday could benefit many buyers who could save as much as […]

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