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Property Patter: what now for business tenancy renewals under the 1954 Act?

Property Patter: what now for business tenancy renewals under the 1954 Act?

October 9, 2020

COVID-19 is leading to major changes in the landlord and tenant relationship in relation to commercial leases.  But how will this affect the courts’ approach to determining renewal lease terms under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954?  Emma Humphreys explores the most likely areas of dispute with Georgina Redsell and Samuel Lear.

Capital Gains Tax:  Cutting through the speculation

Capital Gains Tax: Cutting through the speculation

September 29, 2020

James Bradford is joined by Ben Handley, Tax partner at BDO, to discuss current speculation and client reaction in relation to capital taxes. This was recorded before the announcement on 23 September that the autumn Budget would be cancelled / deferred.  Topics covered are:

  • Current coverage and speculation on CGT and IHT;
  • Advising clients against the backdrop of potential change and uncertain times;
  • The importance of working with trusted advisors.
IR35: how employers should prepare for April 2021

IR35: how employers should prepare for April 2021

September 21, 2020

Jessie Basra is joined by Employment Partner, Emma Bartlett, and Tax Legal Director, Hugh Gunson, to discuss the key upcoming changes to the off-payroll working rules in April 2021 - commonly known as IR35 – and how to start preparing for these changes now.

Landed Estates and Historic Properties: Business Interruption

Landed Estates and Historic Properties: Business Interruption

September 21, 2020

Tim Maxwell is joined by Manoj Vaghela to discuss some interesting insights with regards to how business interruption has affected many people, including:

  • How we help clients with Business Interruption, and advice with insurance cover
  • Event cancellation reimbursements for Landed Estates
  • How this has affected the Arts world
  • FCA guidance
Retail Recovery: Restructuring

Retail Recovery: Restructuring

September 7, 2020

In this episode we discuss how the retail and food & beverage sectors can reset, restructure and plan for the future. Caroline is joined by two partners from our corporate restructuring team: Roger Elford and Jason Freedman, and founder and CEO of the procurement and cost reductions specialists, Procure4: Nigel Scorey.

The New Normal: Adjudication Update

The New Normal: Adjudication Update

September 3, 2020

In the latest episode of The New Normal, Michael O’Connor and Jane Robertson discuss two recent cases concerning the enforcement of adjudication proceedings.

Landed Estates and Historic Properties: Staging outdoor events – part 3

Landed Estates and Historic Properties: Staging outdoor events – part 3

August 25, 2020

Naomi Nettleton, one of our Real Estate partners, is joined by Olivia Crane, an associate in our Commercial team, and Manoj Vaghela, a partner in our Litigation & Dispute Resolution team, to discuss further insights with regards to staging outside events, including:

• Data protection considerations for Landed Estates
• The 'test & trace' programme in relation to events
• Insurance aspects involved with Landed Estates hosting events
• Event cancellation policies

Property Professionals: A focus on development finance with Savills and Close Brothers

Property Professionals: A focus on development finance with Savills and Close Brothers

August 20, 2020

Julie Sharpe, one of our real estate Senior Associates in Cheltenham is joined by Kristina Appleby, an Associate from Savills and Mark Ryan, a manager from Close Brothers. In this podcast, they focus on development finance and discuss:

• How the current crisis has affected the property finance industry
• Changes to lending appetite, asset classes and LTVs
• General market valuation issues
• Market uncertainty clauses
• Areas for opportunity and the legacy left by Covid-19 on valuation and lending

Landed Estates and Historic Properties: Staging outdoor events - part 2

Landed Estates and Historic Properties: Staging outdoor events - part 2

August 18, 2020

Naomi Nettleton, one of our Real Estate partners is joined by Richard Davies, a senior associate in our Commercial team and Syma Spanjers, a senior associate in our Employment team to discuss further insights with regards to staging outside events, including:

• The importance of event contracts for landed estates
• The consumer law position
• Cancellation elements of events
• Employment protection
• Furlough and flexible furlough

Workplace re-occupancy – What you need to know

Workplace re-occupancy – What you need to know

August 17, 2020

In this podcast we will discuss some of the opportunities and issues about returning to the workplace as well as some wider market predictions and Health & Safety law. Speakers include Sarah Morley & Noel Wardle of Charles Russell Speechlys as well as Kersten Muller, Head of Real Estate at Grant Thornton.

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