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When honesty was not the best policy

May 30, 2019

In the case of S Franses Limited v The Cavendish Hotel (London) Limited, the Landlord’s guileless admission to only undertake the proposed scheme of redevelopment works, if, the tenant remained...

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Millennials: Changing the workplace

February 4, 2019

Millennials are replacing Baby Boomers in the workplace, and more importantly at the decision making stage. Gone is the traditional top-down corporate structure, with Millennials bringing a ‘flatter’ managerial approach,...

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Does anyone care about the Code for Leasing Business Premises?

December 20, 2018

The lease code was first published 23 years ago – but was it a waste of time? It was backed by the Government as a property industry led initiative to...

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Are premium office views a help or hindrance?

December 13, 2018

An outlook helps to brighten employee’s day-to-day work experience and also impress clients too, but is this really worth the extra cost to the business? In core London submarkets occupiers...

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We all work differently

November 22, 2018

The projected growth in co-working across London taps into how businesses are responding to the current economic and political uncertainty. This, coupled with new businesses’ desire to touch down without...

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Who remembers 1954?

September 5, 2018

The Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 governs the rights and obligations of Landlords and Tenants of premises occupied for business purposes, but how long will the Act remain in its...

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Workspace design

August 28, 2018

In order for firms to attract the most capable workers, particularly millennials, they need to respond to the increasing demand for ‘trendy’ workspaces. Businesses are increasingly recognising the impact that...

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Financial district or digital domain

August 12, 2018

London’s continued status as a global technology hub is changing the face of the City office market. While the City of London has traditionally been known as the capital’s ‘financial...

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Collaboration saturation?

July 15, 2018

Arguably the defining shift in London offices has been the growth of flexible and co-working space. Led by the hugely acquisitive WeWork and largest-by-footprint IWG (home of the Regus brand),...

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Crossrail 2 tax

EG has reported on TFL’s plans to introduce a property tax to help pay the estimated £30 billion cost of Crossrail 2, London’s proposed next major infrastructure project. Stretching from...

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Paddington where?

With construction work on Crossrail entering its final phase, and trains due to start in stages from the end of the year onwards, Londoners (and those from further afield) are...

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Tunnel vision

July 14, 2018

News of new tunnel under the Thames could have positive implications for homeowners and landowners on the north and south banks. The Silvertown Tunnel, which has just been given the...

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