Commercial Property Leases – 5 Key Points

December 17, 2018
commercial lease

Taking a commercial lease of a property can be complex and is likely to be different to any other legal deal your business will do. A new property is exciting and will give the business opportunities and the environment to grow but will also be a significant financial investment and potential risk. It is therefore vital to ensure that: 1. The terms of lease that you negotiate suit your busines...

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Commercial Property – 3 Things You Should Consider

December 10, 2018
property tips

  Buying a business property is a long-term commitment so it is important to make sure that it is going to be a valuable asset (financially and practically) to your business. So, before buying business property, it is important to consider both its current and long-term suitability.   Three key things to consider when making this assessment are:...

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Monthly Rolling Tenancy Agreements | What Should Landlords Consider?

January 23, 2018

Monthly rolling tenancy agreements of commercial premises could be an attractive option for Landlords if they wish to test the water with regard to the marketability, popularity and demand of their property. It is also a good option if you are unsure of the business and financial credentials of a proposed tenant. However, there is a lack of certainty in...

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What Does ‘Contracting-Out’ Mean for Business Tenants?

November 8, 2017
Property Lease lawbite

When occupying a property for the purposes of running a business, a Tenant would normally have a right to renew that tenancy/ lease when the contractual term comes to an end. This right is given to tenants under Part II of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 and is therefore a statutory right. However, it is possible to exclude this right from a new lease ...

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Location, Location, Location! | How to Get the Best Property Deal for Your Food or Retail Business?

November 2, 2017
LawBite Free Business Legal Advice Property

Finding and keeping a winning location It should go without saying that finding the right location is extremely important for the success of a food retail store and a restaurant. A quick Google-search will bring up countless articles about what due-diligence you should be conducting on the area you have found e.g. its demographics: age, household type, income or its poten...

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The Top 3 Things You Should Consider Before Acquiring Business Property

September 20, 2017
Property Blog LawBite

LawBite lawyer Jane Webber looks at The Top 3 Things You Should Consider Before Acquiring Business Property. Free legal advice for small businesses. Call us on 020 7148 1066

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Bricks and Mortar of a Commercial Lease: The Top 5 Things your Business Needs to Know

September 12, 2017
LawBite, Bricks and Morator of a Commercial Lease

LawBite lawyer Jane Webber looks at the top 5 things your business needs to know about commercial leases. Free legal advice for small businesses. Call us on 020 7148 1066

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Are the new UK business rates unjust?

October 6, 2016
Taxes

Business Rates are a tax paid by the occupier of a commercial property. Business Rates are worked out on a property’s ‘rateable value’. That is a figure determined by the Valuation Office Agency (VOA).

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You Spend Most Of Your Life At Work – Consider This When Renewing Your Commercial Lease

October 16, 2014

Renewing your commercial lease presents the ideal opportunity to ensure that you are occupying on the best possible terms. Rent and other lease expenses are often the biggest outgoings for a business so it is important to review them on a regular basis.

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