MEANWHILE; Vacant Properties Can Be Exploited

We have discussed short term lettings before, especially of retail units in and around your high street. If you think retailing may be for you, perhaps you have a product you want to trial, or just want to make the … Continue reading

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Q. Can my former landlord include a claim for loss of rent in his schedule of dilapidations served on us. Do I have to pay this?

A. NOT NECESSARILY. Landlords, or more accurately their appointed surveyor,¬†will often include charges in addition to repair works identified at the property. These have included; VAT, Preparation fees of the schedule, Supervision of works, Solicitors fees to serve the schedule, … Continue reading

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Bribery Act 2011

The Bribery Act 2011 comes into effect from 1 July 2011 and the Government has published its much anticipated Guidance. The main Guidance produced should help commercial organisations adopt procedures to prevent persons associated with them (eg. their agents at … Continue reading

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