A round-up of some key legal developments in England and Wales for the real estate sector.
In this edition we take a look at real estate tax budget highlights; trends in the flexible working market; changes to energy requirements for residential lettings; and HMOs in the Supreme Court.
The October Budget confirmed a number of items which were announced in 2019 (such as the extension of non-resident capital gains tax) but also contained a new form...
The providers of flexible office space have previously been satisfied with taking a traditional lease and then providing short term occupation to their clients.
Since 1st April 2018, a commercial or domestic property that does not achieve an Energy Efficiency Certificate (EPC) rating of E or higher is a “substandard...
It is stating the obvious to those in the sector that the Housing Act 2004 requires houses in multiple occupations (HMOs) to be licensed by the local housing...
Open banking around the world
The UK continues to be the global pioneer in Open Banking through the implementation of the EU Payment services Directive (PSD2) and the open banking initiative by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).