Speedread: Alongside Wednesday’s Spending Review, the government and the UK Statistics Authority (UKSA) have published their response to the recent consultation on reform to the RPI. The outcome to the consultation states that “it is UKSA policy to address the shortcomings of the RPI in full at the earliest practical time”. The earliest the Read More
In a case that will be welcomed by landlords, the Court of Appeal has ruled that a service charge statement was conclusive both as to the landlord’s costs and the scope of the services.
The case concerned Blacks, the outdoor retailer, who was the tenant under a commercial lease. Under the service charge clause: Read More
In our blog of 3 September 2020, we brought you news of the challenge to the recent changes to the Use Classes Order and the Permitted Development Rights (“PDR”) regime.
The action group bringing the claim sought to quash the statutory instruments which bring about the changes to the Use Classes Order (including the introduction Read More
The High Court has ruled in the recent case of Capitol Park Leeds PLC v Global Radio Services Limited  that a tenant’s attempt to exercise the break in a lease, which was conditional on the tenant giving “vacant possession of the Premises” to the landlord, was not effective after the tenant had removed a Read More
The Supreme Court has handed down judgment today in an eagerly awaited case on restrictive covenants and affordable housing. It is the first time that the Supreme Court has considered a case on the modification of restrictive covenants. In today’s judgment, the Court has sent a warning message to developers who knowingly breach restrictive covenants Read More
Back in July 2018, the government launched a “Call for Evidence on Energy Performance Certificates”. To read our blog click here.
Over two years later the government has published an “Action Plan”, setting out what it is going to do in the light of the responses it received. However, if you are worried about Read More