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COVID-19: Scotland assists developers by extending the duration of planning permission

The Scottish Parliament has passed the Coronavirus (Scotland) Act 2020, which will help developers address difficulties within the planning system
03 April 2020

COVID-19: Ban on forfeiture of commercial leases for non-payment of rent

Commercial landlords and tenants will both be affected by the Coronavirus Act 2020, which bans the forfeiture of commercial leases for non-payment of rent
30 March 2020

COVID-19: Managing existing planning permissions and applications

Despite rule-makers altering rules in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, planning deadlines continue to apply. Developers need to keep an eye out
26 March 2020

COVID-19: Permitted development rights allow pubs and restaurants to operate as takeaways

A brief overview for businesses and local authorities of this part of the government’s COVID-19 response
25 March 2020

Commercial rent income: issues for landlords in light of COVID-19

With pressures on cash flow mounting, many commercial tenants may seek flexibility from landlords on rent payments. This article summarises the implications for landlords and tenants
25 March 2020

COVID-19: What to expect on the March Quarter Day

In this article we discuss the immediate issues which could arise in relation to the Quarter Day falling on Wednesday 25 March
24 March 2020

COVID-19: Can you be locked out of your business premises?

Can landlords and managing agents of office buildings exclude or evacuate their tenants, given typical lease provisions in England & Wales?
24 March 2020

Breaking down barriers to Modern Methods of Construction - Intellectual Property Rights

Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) is changing the delivery of construction projects. Intellectual Property - is it a barrier to collaboration and scalability of MMC?

25 February 2020

Town and village green law: Supreme Court decision on ‘statutory incompatibility’

Overview of a lifeline from the Supreme Court to help save land held for statutory purposes being registered as a town or village green
17 February 2020

Contract execution: past, present and future

Smart contracts could revolutionise aspects of the construction industry. However, a recent case highlights some of the hurdles to overcome before the UKJT’s digital vision can be fully realised
23 December 2019

Care Quality Commission issues its annual State of Care report

Our healthcare team considers the key points from the CQC’s annual report on the care sector and the challenges it is facing
15 November 2019

Collateral warranties: How long is your liability in Scotland?

We comment on the recent Court of Session (Inner House) decision on limitation periods under a collateral warranty in Scotland. The Scottish position once again reflects the position in England
13 November 2019
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