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4 April 2019 Does a breach of an obligation in an agreement for lease allow the tenant to refuse to complete the lease?

A tenant who does not want to be forced to complete a lease if an obligation in the agreement for lease is breached must provide expressly for this in the agreement.

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6 December 2018 Supreme Court stops landlord from circumventing business tenant’s right of renewal with scheme of works designed solely to enable eviction

We previously reported on the High Court decision of S Franses Ltd v The Cavendish Hotel (London) Ltd in which it was held that a landlord’s motive could not prevent it from successfully utilising ‘ground (f)’ under s30(1) of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 to oppose a lease renewal.

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30 October 2018 Business rates relief - less of a relief than we all hoped...

Well it’s been talked about over the last few weeks and today we’ve finally heard that the Chancellor promises to help small shops by cutting business rates by a third for all retailers in England with a rateable value of £51,000 or less.

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27 July 2018 The new NPPF has finally arrived

The revised National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) has been published following an extensive consultation period.

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9 March 2018 Redress scheme announces departure from property regulation

On 6 February 2018, the Ombudsman Services accounted its intention to withdraw from handling complaints in the property sector as of 6 August 2018.

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6 March 2018 The housing crisis - PM tells developers to step up and do their bit

The PM has announced plans to target developers who are sitting on planning permissions in a bid to address the ongoing housing crisis.

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15 January 2018 Carillion plc in liquidation

On Monday 15 January 2018 the High Court appointed the Official Receiver as liquidator of Carillion plc and various other group companies on the petition of the company’s directors.

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1 March 2017 Liability for business rates whilst property being refurbished

With the current publicity over the rating revaluation coming in next month alongside proposed changes to the appeals process, today’s Supreme Court decision will come as a relief to embattled ratepayers.

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10 February 2017 Is your lease fit for purpose? Technology and the gamification of retail space

Physical retail spaces are not just 'shops' anymore; barely 46% of consumers felt stores were useful for comparing products. Instead, browsing in a physical store is just one part of an overall consumer experience.

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17 March 2016 Assignment of lease from a tenant to its guarantor

In 2011 the Court decided anti-avoidance provisions of the Landlord and Tenant (Covenants) Act 1995 precluded a tenant’s guarantor from directly guaranteeing obligations of its assignee.

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