Commercial News

Autumn Statement 2016 spells more tax for buy to let landlords

Following the recent government changes which came into effect in April 2016 there is already an additional 3% stamp duty on the entire cost of a second or subsequent residential property. Further changes are set to take place which are likely to cause more...

Welcome to Hardev Kaur - the latest addition to our commerical team

We’re delighted to announce the appointment of Hardev Kaur to our Commercial Team. Since qualifying as a solicitor in 2006, Hardev has worked in Leeds. During this time, she has gained experience in property and commercial law, including the sale and...

Serving notice on tenants in assured shorthold tenancies - changes take effect from 1 October 2015

On 1st October 2015 the Deregulation Act 2015 will introduce significant changes to the regime under section 21 Housing Act 1988 for serving notices on tenants in assured shorthold tenancies, with potential traps for unwary landlords. One of the aims of the...

Landlords - are you budgeting for loss of tax relief

Following the summer budget, many landlords are still coming to terms with the proposed changes in how rental income from property is taxed. The amount of income tax relief available to landlords on residential property borrowing (the main one being mortgage...

Business Rates Exemptions - Empty Non-Domestic Property

This business briefing sets out the exemptions from business rates for non-domestic properties. Business rates exemptions - empty non-domestic property This business briefing sets out the exemptions from business rates for non-domestic properties. Retail...

Business May Benefit from Changes to Planning Law

Changes to planning laws have increased permitted development rights in relation to business premises and the re-use of existing buildings. Changes to planning laws: business briefing This business briefing sets out the recent changes to the planning laws...