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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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19 January 2017 0 Comments Posted in Commercial Property, Opinion

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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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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25 May 2016 0 Comments Posted in Commercial Property

Government plans to devolve Sunday trading hours decisions to local councils

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The proposed legislation change, expected later this year, will see powers handed to local councils to determine what Sunday trading hours should be in their administrative area. Local councils will be able to extend Sunday trading hours throughout their entire administrative area or just in certain parts, such as town centres and high streets.

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