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Happy News Year for Leasehold Homeowners

United Kingdom - January 14 2021 In the first working week of the New Year, Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick announced major reforms to the way that houses and flats are owned in…

Powering our Net Zero Future - What does the Energy White Paper have in store?

United Kingdom - January 13 2021 The government published its Energy White Paper in December 2020, making a clear statement of its commitment to the 2050 Net Zero target and setting…

Ten CIL lessons 2020

United Kingdom - January 11 2021 We are now - thankfully - firmly out of 2020 and in the hands of 2021. Although reviewing the past year may not initially seem an appealing prospect…

Important changes to DAC6 regime in the UK

European Union, OECD, United Kingdom - January 8 2021 The UK has made important changes to its implementation of the EU Mandatory Tax Disclosure Rules known as DAC6. The changes, which significantly…

UK COVID-19: Government announces “final” extension to protections for commercial tenants

United Kingdom - December 9 2020 The government has today announced that it will be extending the current protections that have been afforded to commercial tenants as a result of the…

The Use Class that keeps on giving

United Kingdom - December 9 2020 Just when you thought that no more excitement could happen in the planning world, the government has launched a consultation seeking views on…

What’s happening with the Retail Prices Index and why?

United Kingdom - November 27 2020 Alongside Wednesday’s Spending Review, the government and the UK Statistics Authority (UKSA) have published their response to the recent consultation…

A Conclusive Conclusion for Service Charge Certificates?

United Kingdom - November 19 2020 In a case that will be welcomed by landlords, the Court of Appeal has ruled that a service charge statement was conclusive both as to the landlord’s…

Challenging Times (continued) - The Use Classes Order and Permitted Development Rights

United Kingdom - November 17 2020 In our blog of 3 September 2020, we brought you news of the challenge to the recent changes to the Use Classes Order and the Permitted Development…

Tenant fails to satisfy break clause in latest VP ruling

United Kingdom - November 12 2020 The High Court has ruled in the recent case of Capitol Park Leeds PLC v Global Radio Services Limited [2020] that a tenant’s attempt to exercise the…