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Monthly Archives: January 2020

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Brexit FAQs

What does 31 January really mean?  How does the transition impact my business? Are there legal and regulatory changes from next week? Look at our FAQs to find out … This FAQs document provides a brief overview of the impact of Brexit on your business on 31 January 2020 and beyond. On 31 January 2020,

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Coming soon: New electrical safety standards for PRS landlords

New draft Electrical Safety Regulations have been laid before Parliament but what do they mean for landlords in the private rented sector? When and where will they apply? If passed, these regulations will apply in England to most new residential tenancies from 1 July 2020 and all existing residential tenancies from 1 April 2021. They

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Don’t take it personally: Is the benefit of an agreement for lease personal to the landlord?

In Bella Italia Restaurants Limited v Stane Park Limited, Bella Italia had entered into a conditional agreement for lease with its prospective landlord, the Trustees of the Churchmanor Pension Scheme. As you would expect, the agreement contained a right for the landlord to grant a lease, on the terms agreed, with a corresponding obligation on