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16 January 2018 0 Comments Posted in Health & Social Care, Opinion

Dental practice premises: why security of tenure matters

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Dental practice premises

Many dental practices occupy their premises under occupational leases. This can bring many benefits, such as a requirement for less capital outlay than freehold ownership, and the possibility to secure a space in a great location where there are no freehold opportunities available. Leases are also time-limited, but is that a help or a hindrance?

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27 September 2017 0 Comments Posted in Health & Social Care, Opinion

CQC takes a firmer approach to providers caring for people with a learning disability

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CQC is taking a firmer approach to registration for providers who support people with learning disabilities and/or autism, aiming to make sure that people with these conditions live in a service which is small-scale and within a local community. 

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3 August 2017 0 Comments Posted in News

Royds Withy King advises on the purchase of Dorian House B&B in Bath

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UK Top 100 law firm Royds Withy King, which has its headquarters in Bath, advised local entrepreneurs Tim and Ros Forester on the purchase of the luxury 13-bedroom boutique B&B, Dorian House.

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Letting out your home on Airbnb?

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As people look to keep travel accommodation costs down by staying in private houses, short term letting site Airbnb has quickly made a significant impact on the hospitality industry. It offers a seemingly easy way to make extra income from your home. However, recent case law demonstrates that homeowners and tenants should think twice before listing their property on the site.

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Royds Withy King advises Gold Care Homes on share sale and property leaseback

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A Bath-based team from UK top 100 law firm Royds Withy King has advised the shareholders of Gold Care Holdings Limited on the circa £90m sale of the Gold Care group to an overseas real estate investor. The transaction included …

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19 January 2017 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Real Estate

Calling all commercial landlords and tenants: beware of poor energy efficiency

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There is increasing focus on a property’s energy use, energy efficiency and a review of what energy savings can be made. While this subject may be on your radar, are you aware of the legislative changes that could greatly restrict commercial property lettings from April 2018?

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13 December 2016 0 Comments Posted in News, Real Estate

Royds Withy King completes sale of historic Bristol hotel

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Lawyers from Royds Withy King’s Leisure and Hospitality team acted for the sellers of the historically-significant Henbury Lodge Hotel in Bristol.

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26 July 2016 0 Comments Posted in News

Result has destabilising effect on investment and rental values

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Uncertainty following Britain’s decision to quit the EU could have wide-reaching implications for London’s commercial property sector, a major player in the market has warned. Great Portland Estates said that the outcome of last month’s referendum was likely to have …

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Landlord & tenant law – AGAs & GAGAs

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It’s widely acknowledged that the coming into force of the Landlord and Tenant (Covenants) Act 1995 (the Act) on 1 January 1996 significantly changed the law regarding landlord and tenant liability following an assignment of a tenancy.

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27 June 2016 0 Comments Posted in News

Mayor concerned by the loss of office space

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London’s new Mayor, Sadiq Khan, has unveiled proposals to help protect office space for small businesses and start-ups in the capital. Mr Khan, who took control of City Hall last month, gave the commitment following concerns about the sheer volume …

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21 June 2016 0 Comments Posted in Charities

Consultation on CIO proposals

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The Charity Commission is currently consulting on plans which would enable third sector organisations to become incorporated structures.

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13 June 2016 0 Comments Posted in Videos

Retail in Bath (Bath Economic Question time)

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