Tag Archives: Property Investment

Bribery Act Update

This post was also written by George Brown Looking back at our original blog and subsequent update on the Bribery Bill, you may be forgiven for wondering when on earth the promised guidance from the Government will be published. The Ministry of Justice consulted on the draft guidance between September and 8 November last year. … Continue Reading

New Community Infrastructure Levy Regulations – what does this mean for you?

On 6 April 2010, the new Community Infrastructure Levy (‘CIL’) Regulations came into force, partially replacing the current system of Section 106 agreements. There won’t be an immediate change in the planning regime, but now is the time to think about the CIL and any potential impact on future developments and transactions.… Continue Reading

Can landlords carry out environmental surveys during the lease term?

Landlords/investors involved in selling or refinancing tenanted properties may need to carry out intensive environmental tests to satisfy the buyer/lender.  Can landlords do these without the tenant’s co-operation, for which a tenant may seek a high price?  Leases of commercial property reserve specific rights of entry for landlords.  Can these be exercised to allow an … Continue Reading