Monthly Archives: May 2012

Chancellor changes rules to put VAT on self-storage

HMRC will be applying VAT to self -storage unit from October 2012, under measures that were announced in the budget this Spring. This could add 20% to user’s bills. At present, the use of self-storage units is exempt from VAT … Continue reading

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Commercial Rent Arrears Recovery (CRAR)

Landlords beware…… Earlier this year the Ministry of justice began a consultation intended to discuss the way landlords recover rent arrears from tenants, and specifically the use of bailiff action. The pivotal issue for commercial property landlords and their management … Continue reading

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Land Contamination & Brownfield Sites

In the UK a brownfield site is defined as “previously developed land” that has the potential for being redeveloped. It is often (but not always) land that has been used for industrial and commercial purposes and is now derelict and … Continue reading

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