Terms of Business

18th May 2009

Making sure you have carefully drafted terms and conditions of business in place is extremely important, especially in the current market where people are tightening their belts and looking at ways to cut corners to save money and ease cash … Continue reading

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Surely it’s implied?

18th May 2009

You would think contracts were simple things really, a few express terms, some mutual obligations, throw in a bit of consideration… no problem. Why then is it that people so often realise that some fundamental point they thought was covered … Continue reading

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New Coastal Access Provisions are on their way – What Might They Mean For Landowners?

20th April 2009

The Marine and Coastal Access Bill is currently in the House of Lords Committee stage. The Bill is expected to go to the House of Commons after Whitsun. According to DEFRA’s website, Royal Assent for the Bill is planned for … Continue reading

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Can Landlords Afford to Accept Monthly Rent Payments?

20th April 2009

Some tenants are asking their landlords if they can pay their rent monthly rather than quarterly for cashflow reasons. Before agreeing to this landlords should bear the following in mind:     Check any loan facility arrangements which usually anticipate that … Continue reading

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When is a Property Transaction Not a Property Transaction?

20th April 2009

…….When it can be set aside under insolvency law on the basis that it is a transaction at an undervalue. In times of recession as businesses suffer it can be tempting for a company to move assets into what is … Continue reading

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Energy Performance Certificates – What are they and do I Need to Have One?

20th April 2009

Energy Performance Certificates contain summary information about the potential energy performance of a building. For commercial properties they are generally valid for 10 years. They are now required on the construction, sale or letting of all commercial buildings. Note that … Continue reading

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