Improved leaseholder influence over landlords

Improved leaseholder influence over landlords

The controversial Court of Appeal judgment has reasserted the balance of power held by tenants of residential flats over landlords, now enabling tenants to veto landlords granting other lessees a licence to act in a way that would otherwise breach the lease. Many...
IHT Simplification

IHT Simplification

Inheritance Tax General Simplification Review Since Inheritance Tax was introduced in its current form it has been subject to continuous change. The increase in house prices coupled with the changing economic and social landscape has seen an uplift in the number of...
Veganism – a belief or…?

Veganism – a belief or…?

Veganism. Whilst uncommon in past decades, it is now becoming increasingly prominent in modern British society as attitudes towards animal welfare and climate change move closer and closer to the centre of mainstream news (alongside a small event involving the...
MEES means Landlords pay for energy efficiency

MEES means Landlords pay for energy efficiency

On 5th November 2018, Energy Efficiency (Private Rented Property) (England and Wales) Regulation 2015 (SI 2015/962) (MEES Regulations 2015) was amended in regard to domestic properties. The amended regulation will apply on the grant of a new tenancy to a new tenant or...