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Commercial property and VAT: What to consider

Before buying or renting commercial property, business owners and investors must consider whether a transaction will be subject to Value Added Tax (VAT) on the sale price or the rent. It is a consideration that should be taken into account…

A guide to purchasing leasehold property

In the UK there are two main types of legal ownership of a property: freehold and leasehold. As a first-time buyer, it is possible that you might be looking to purchase leasehold property. If you are looking to buy a…

MEES now in force in relation to commercial property

The Energy Efficiency (Private Rented Property) (England and Wales) Regulations 2015 (2015 SI No. 962) were put in place to meet obligations to improve energy efficiency under the Energy Act 2011, and to meet the UK’s targets for CO² reduction. These rules were brought…