Landlord,Tenant and Property Articles

When is an Environmental Impact Assessment Necessary?April 8, 2008

The The Town and Country Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) (England and Wales) Regulations 1999 apply to any development likely to have significant effects on the...

Stamp Duty Land Tax: Beginner’s GuideApril 7, 2008

Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) is a self-assessed tax. The onus is on the taxpayer to make the necessary land transaction return, calculate the tax and...

Mixed Premises – Legal StatusAugust 1, 2007

Living ‘above the shop’ is quite common in the small business sector and where the premises are rented, the lease will cover both the business...

Options and Pre-emption RightsApril 29, 2007

Prospective purchasers and vendors of land frequently wish to ‘lock in’ the other party to the deal and the means by which this is done...

Construction Act ChangesDecember 31, 2004

On 1 October 2011, changes to the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 (normally called the Construction Act) came into force. These apply to...

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