As you will have seen in both the legal and mainstream press, the requirement of a minimum energy efficient standard for premises (known as MEES) was introduced in 2015 as part of a range of measures to meet the UK government’s carbon reduction targets. As a result of this requirement, a landlord cannot let commercial […]
Articles by Lynne Horay
The Court of Appeal has overturned the decision of the High Court relating to the refund of rents for a period after a break option has been exercised.
New Planning Rules for Change Come into Effect – Regime Relaxed for Change of Use from Office to Residential
In our February edition of GD Online, we highlighted the changes which the government was proposing to introduce in relation to permitted development rights, particularly the change of use from offices (Class B1(a)) to residential (Class C3) without the need for planning permission. The legislation came into force on 30th May 2013.