How to safely get off the escalator
The issue of ground rents payable for leasehold properties has attracted negative publicity recently; particularly so called ‘escalator’ ground rents. These are rents that escalate over time, for example doubling every ten years.
Staying one step ahead
The High Court has recently handed down a decision, which will be welcome news to land owners and developers alike who own sites that are at risk of trespassers from entering them.
Injunctions issued by Local Authorities – how to respond
One of the most common reasons that a local authority serves an injunction on what appears to be vacant land, is in order to prevent the unauthorised development of the land that it believes may occur, particularly on land in a sensitive location or which has a special designation
Is your company’s constitution fit for purpose?
A common theme which is shared among many business owners and directors in the UK, operating as a private limited company, is that they often have no idea what their company’s constitution contains, let alone where to find it.
Bridging the Gap – recent developments in Gender Pay Gap Reporting
In April 2017, Gender Pay Gap Reporting (inconveniently dubbed GPGR, and not to be confused with GDPR) required all business entities with 250 or more employees to publish an annual gender pay gap report.