Service charge ruling puts onus on lease agreement drafting

A new London Court of Appeal ruling has confirmed that service charge certificates which could be certified by a business owner himself, rather than a third party, are conclusive as to the amount of service charge a tenant must pay under a commercial lease, said a real estate expert.

Growth in UK public-private property partnerships expected

Experts in the property industry have suggested that public-private property partnerships will gain popularity in the UK over the next five years to meet the growing demand for housing and the challenges facing the sector, such as climate change. and sustainability.


Following the announcement of the extension of the Coronavirus Job Retention Program (CJRS) until March 31, 2021, HMRC has now issued guidance on the key points and how it works.