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Hospitality business rates
Opinion  |  01:03:24
Will 2024 be the year the UK Government answers the hospitality industry’s calls for root and branch reform of business rates?
Whilst the announcements about the temporary business rates support package made by the Chancellor in the Autumn 2023 were welcomed by the industry, calls remain for an urgent reform of the business rates system to support struggling hospitality businesses.
News  |  15:06:23
RWK Goodman Shortlisted for Solicitors Firm of the Year at the Enfranchisement & Right to Manage Awards
RWK Goodman LLP is proud to announce its shortlisting in the prestigious Solicitors Firm of the Year category at the annual Enfranchisement & Right to Manage Awards (ERMAs) 2023. The nomination reflects the firm’s...
Adverse possessions squatters rights
Opinion  |  17:04:23
A guide to squatting and adverse possession claims
Adverse possession, sometimes referred to as squatting, is the occupation of land by a person who is not legally entitled to or authorised to be there.
Opinion  |  16:06:22
The Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Act 2022 – legislation with unintended consequences?
With only a matter of weeks to go before the Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Act 2022 (“the Act”) comes into force, here is a quick reminder of what the legislation is all about and...
Opinion  |  28:01:22
Purplebricks – It’s My Property and I Will Sell It To Who I Want
Was Purplebricks right to delist a property from its website when it discovered the vendors – a Christian couple – were opposed to two gay men buying it? The controversy has raged across newspapers, TV and...
Opinion  |  24:01:22
Assessing rent in lease renewals under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954
The last 18 months have undoubtedly been an unprecedented period of uncertainty for retail tenants. One of the conundrums facing landlord and tenant alike has focused on the question of how rent should be...
Opinion  |  10:11:21
Further restrictions on Commercial Landlords relating to the pandemic
Throughout the pandemic and as a result of the Coronavirus Act 2020 (“the Act”), there have been certain restrictions imposed on commercial landlords in order to protect their tenants. However, until now these restrictions did not mean that commercial landlords could not pursue rent arrears through debt recovery proceedings in Court.
Opinion  |  10:11:21
What parties can expect from the new laws and code to resolve remaining COVID-19 commercial rent debts
The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy Government has published a long awaited press release confirming that new laws, together with an updated code of practice, to resolve remaining COVID-19 commercial rent debts are to be introduced.
Opinion  |  22:10:20
How to correctly exercise a break notice in your commercial lease
Commercial landlord and tenant relationships are under strain, with many office tenants looking to reduce office space and with many retail tenants moving online and reducing the number of stores from which they operate. It will come as no surprise that an increasing number of commercial tenants are looking to exercise their break right within the lease.
Buy-to-let property
Opinion  |  10:08:20
Landlords: more new changes to affect your possession claims
Jacqui Walton offers a further update on the latest Practice Direction for landlords, coming into effect later this month.
Opinion  |  03:08:20
Q&A: The expiry of the stay on possession proceedings – what happens next?
During the COVID-19 pandemic almost all forms of possession proceedings and enforcement action have been stayed. This means that, for parties currently involved in such proceedings, they have no choice but to wait until the stay period is over before they can continue their Court action.
Buy-to-let property
Opinion  |  23:07:20
Landlords: new changes to affect your possession claims
Landlords have been able to make new possession claims during the lockdown but there has been a stay on the Court issuing new and progressing existing proceedings until 23 August 2020. Urgent changes have now been made by the Government dealing with how claims will be managed by the Court. Court Practice Direction 55C has been introduced and comes into force on the 23 August 2020. These temporary provisions will be in effect until 28 March 2021
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