New Building Regulations: Leisure & Hospitality Industry

New Building Regulations: Leisure & Hospitality Industry

New Building Regulations: Leisure & Hospitality Industry In our previous update, we discussed the most recent changes to the Building Safety Act 2022 (“BSA”) which came into force on 1 October 2023. For a high-level overview of these regulations, please click...
A price worth paying? Zero Carbon Homes

A price worth paying? Zero Carbon Homes

A price worth paying? Zero Carbon Homes Zero carbon homes refers to residential buildings designed and constructed with a primary focus on minimizing carbon emissions. These homes are part of the UK’s efforts to combat climate change, reduce greenhouse gas...
Development Finance – What are my Options?

Development Finance – What are my Options?

Development Finance – What are my Options? The ability to successfully deliver a profitable development project depends on getting the right funding arrangements in place. The decision on how to fund your project is one of the most significant challenges facing...
Option agreements and considerations for landowners

Option agreements and considerations for landowners

Option agreements and considerations for landowners What is an option agreement? An option agreement is where a prospective buyer, in this case the developer, enters into an agreement with a landowner for the right to buy their land. The developer then has the option...
What is Biodiversity Net Gain?

What is Biodiversity Net Gain?

What is Biodiversity Net Gain? Biodiversity Net Gain (BNG) is an approach to development and planning which aims to leave the natural environment in a measurably better state than beforehand. The objective is that development will impact the environment in a positive...
Tackling Insurance Problems in Commercial Fit-Out Projects

Tackling Insurance Problems in Commercial Fit-Out Projects

Tackling Insurance Problems in Commercial Fit-Out Projects As a tenant of a commercial building, finding a new space can be an exciting time for the business as a whole. But once you have found it, consideration then turns to the fit out. There are many considerations...
Minimum EPC standards and the impact for Landlords and Tenants

Minimum EPC standards and the impact for Landlords and Tenants

Minimum EPC standards and the impact for Landlords and Tenants In the wake of the ‘cost of living crisis’, attention on how to reduce carbon emissions and become more energy efficient has never been more prominent. The government views the improvement of property...
New year, new EPC regulations for commercial properties

New year, new EPC regulations for commercial properties

New year, new EPC regulations for commercial properties Important advice for Landlords on upcoming changes to minimum EPC standards As we roll into the new year, it is often a good time to assess that all regulations are in order for our businesses and properties. In...
Alterations in a commercial lease

Alterations in a commercial lease

Alterations in a commercial lease When a Tenant takes a lease of a commercial property, they may wish to make alterations so that their Property is better suited and appropriate to their business. It is important to take legal advice on the alteration provisions in...
Why do I need my landlord’s consent to alter my commercial property?

Why do I need my landlord’s consent to alter my commercial property?

Why do I need my landlord’s consent to alter my commercial property? When taking a commercial lease there is usually a prohibition on the tenant carrying out alterations to the commercial property without the landlord’s consent. This is because a landlord remains the...