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Advice for commercial landlords and tenants during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic

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The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted almost every industry in the UK, with many businesses experiencing a severe strain on their cashflow as a result. While commercial tenants may be struggling to pay rent in full and on a regular basis, their landlord could...

Terms a Tenant should negotiate with a Landlord for a new Commercial Lease

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If you are considering entering into a lease of commercial premises it is important to be well prepared. There are many things to consider when you begin negotiating the main terms of the lease and failure to consider these items at the outset can make...

Coronavirus and Commercial Leases: retail tenants should check the small print

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As a fresh wave of lockdown measures cut across the UK, retail tenants may be experiencing new concerns about how to pay the rent, but another ticking timebomb is the viability of their landlords. Even before the pandemic, the high street was...

Exit Strategy: how to terminate a Rental Agreement early

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In certain circumstances, businesses may find they have premises or parts of premises that are surplus to requirements. Having entered into a contractually binding rental agreement, it may not always be a straight forward process to end that...

Potential Stamp Duty Land Tax Trap

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Many owners of leasehold commercial properties will be aware that Stamp Duty Land Tax is often payable when you enter into that lease. Whether Stamp Duty is payable depends on a number of factors including the length of the term and the amount of...

Business Sales - Why you can't just sell and walk away

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When business owners reach the difficult and often emotional decision to sell a business which they have either started or grown, they might think that once the deal is done they can leave the business in the capable hands of the new owner and move on to...

Positive growth in Commercial Property

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Positive Signs of Growth in Commercial Property Transactions According to a report published in June 2019 based on Land Registry data, there are currently positive signs of growth in the commercial property sector. The report published by Search Acumen...

Limited Companies - Harrods, Dyson, You?

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Harrods and electrical pioneer Dyson use the same business model as the local tradesman with a van displaying ‘Limited’ or ‘Ltd’. Yes, really! This exceptional commercial tool is suitable for businesses of a...

Our Commercial Property Case Studies

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The commercial department continues to deal with a varied range of property and corporate transactions including: Luxury Barns Project Specialist commercial property solicitor Jane Laird represented a developer who...