Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES)

Information and advice for Landlords to maximize the opportunity of improving the EPC rating of their property portfolios, ahead of MEES regulation changes and more stringent EPC rating requirements. Background Energy Performance Certificates have been a Statutory requirement for new Leases of commercial properties since 2008. The report assesses the energy efficiency of the building […]

Dealing with dilapidations – what you need to know

The vast majority of commercial leases contain repairing obligation clauses which specify the extent of the tenant’s responsibility to maintain and repair the property being leased. The landlord will be concerned to see that the property is not devalued by a tenant’s neglect, so clauses in the lease will set out cleaning, redecoration, repair, prevention […]

What is cut edge corrosion? The common defect.

What is cut edge corrosion? Cut edge corrosion is a common defect that affects aging profiled metal roofs and is a defect we regularly find as building surveyors. From the factory, steel roof sheets are finished in a plastic based coating system which protects the steel from corrosion. The sheets are then cut into sizes […]

Section 25 Notices: Lease Renewals under the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954

Commercial tenancies in England and Wales are governed by The Landlord and Tenant Act (LTA) 1954. A Section 25 Notice is named after the section in the LTA 1954 that includes the information that a Landlord needs to provide to the Tenant in order to terminate the business tenancy. Security of Tenure gives the Tenant […]

Jake joins JDR Racing for the 2022 Season

Jake has joined JDR Racing for his second season in the Pirelli junior superstock 600 class on board his Yamaha R6.   JDR Racing are a massively established team in the paddock, equipped with the best mechanics and technical support plus a hospitality unit for dining and relaxing on an evening. To read more see here Bradley […]

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