Commercial Property

Commercial Property |Commercial Rents – Extra Protection for Tenants

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The Government has confirmed that it will extend the time period for suspension of the forfeiture of evictions from June 30 to September 30. Additionally, they have introduced the Code of Practice for Commercial Property.  The idea of the Code is to provide clarity for businesses when discussing rental payments and to encourage best practice…

No worries over delay to leasehold law changes

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No-one should be concerned about a delay in the simplification of rules surrounding leaseholders’ rights to buy or extend their leases, according to Thursfields Solicitors, who said that a long-awaited update on what’s known as leasehold enfranchisement has been put back by COVID-19. But experts at Thursfields said they had been involved in detailed consultations…

Thursfields helps Blakedown Car Company expand | Commercial Property

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Thursfields Solicitors has helped two enterprising directors with a major expansion of their performance car sales business. Jordan Glynne-Jones and Luke Doran, who launched Blakedown Car Company in 2015, have now tripled their showroom space and doubled their overall footprint by taking the premises opposite their car dealership in Heath Mill Close in Wombourne. The…

Thursfields notes further relief for commercial and retail tenants

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Thursfields advises of government intervention to help commercial and retail tenants under pressure from the continuing COVID-19 pandemic. John McLean, a senior associate in Thursfields’ commercial property team, said the Coronavirus Act 2020 had already prevented forfeiture action by landlords for non-payment of rent until 30 June 2020. “This provided relief for many, but was…

Webinar: Legal issues affecting Business owners | Wills and estates

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Legal experts, Stewart Coles and Laura Banks will be hosting a webinar in conjunction with Herefordshire and Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce on 29 April at 12pm. The webinar will focus on latest property issues affecting business owners and also discuss the importance and relevance of making wills and LPAs. To register, see link below: https://hwchamber.co.uk/webinar-legal-issues-affecting-business-owners-assessing-your-financial-affairs-during-coronavirus/

Further guidance on commercial property measures – Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Thursfields Solicitors has issued further guidance to commercial tenants following Royal Assent for the Coronavirus Act 2020. Tony Gibb, Director and Head of the Commercial Property team said: “The Government has acted swiftly to try and protect commercial tenants, with the intention of securing continuity for high street and other businesses when the current restrictions…

Coronavirus (Covid-19): How to approach commercial property issues

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Following a surge in calls asking for advice from those either owning or leasing commercial premises guidance on how landlords and tenants can approach commercial property issues caused by the Covid-19 shutdown has been issued by Thursfields Solicitors. Robert Pettigrew, a Director in the Commercial Property department at Thursfields, said: “Landlords and tenants may be…

Protecting Your Business – Coronavirus (COVID-19) | Corporate and Commercial Law

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The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is of great concern to many businesses as they balance putting contingency plans in place to protect their staff’s wellbeing and also continue to provide their products and services to clients. Thursfields Solicitors is open for business as usual and has the resources and legal expertise to guide you. All of…

Thursfields Helps Welcome Yakinori to Solihull | Commercial property law

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On Wednesday 11 March Yakinori opened the doors of it’s latest restaurant, a new 3,000 sq ft premises at Touchwood Solihull.  The restaurant, offering a fresh and innovative approach to Japanese food is a very welcome addition to Touchwood’s cuisine, and has completely transformed the former Drucker’s premises with its new, vibrant and colourful offering….

Changes to Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards | Commercial Property

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Cutting your Carbon Footprint for Compliance As you may be aware, the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (‘MEES’) came into force in April 2018.  So whilst MEES created a legal obligation on commercial landlords setting a minimum band of an E rating relating to Energy Performance Certificates (‘EPC’) for all new commercial lettings, it was only…

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