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Budget 2016: SDLT strikes soft targets

There were audible gasps at MIPIM yesterday as the Chancellor unveiled his shock raid on the commercial property industry. SDLT rates on commercial freehold and lease premium transactions have changed, so they are now applied in a similar way to residential properties. Until the Budget, the SDLT rates on commercial property applied to the whole

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Flooding: A Stay of Execution for the Statement of Principles

The Statement of Principles on the Provision of Flood Insurance, an agreement currently in place between the Association of British Insurers and the government which committed insurers to provide affordable flood cover for domestic and small business premises, was due to expire at the end of this month, June 2013.   Over the past year, negotiations