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Turnover Rents: A Resurgence

Turnover Rents: A Resurgence

Most commercial leases are structured in a way where tenants pay a fixed amount of rent throughout the term, subject to periodic upward only rent revi ...

Case alert: High Court rejects BMA’s challenge to local safeguarding partnership’s arrangements under the Children Act 2004

Case alert: High Court rejects BMA’s challenge to local safeguarding partnership’s arrangements under the Children Act 2004

The High Court’s recent decision, in R (British Medical Association) v Northamptonshire County Council & Others [2020] EWHC 1664 (Admin), is the f ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Code of Practice for commercial property

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Code of Practice for commercial property

As May saw the beginning of the release of lockdown in England, it is clear that the lifting of restrictions is presenting new challenges. This is eve ...

COVID-19: Flexible Furloughing, Witnesses and Claims Investigation

COVID-19: Flexible Furloughing, Witnesses and Claims Investigation

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), through which many businesses have furloughed employees, has prohibited employees on furlough leave from ...

HSE Fatal Accident Statistics – a decrease in workplace fatalities for 2019/20

HSE Fatal Accident Statistics – a decrease in workplace fatalities for 2019/20

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has released its annual figures for the number of work related fatalities in 2019/2020. These figures only relat ...

The Future of Mobility - Regulating for a modern, integrated transportation system

The Future of Mobility - Regulating for a modern, integrated transportation system

As part of a wider project looking at the future of transportation, in March this  year, the Department for Transport published a ‘Future of Transport ...

COVID-19:  Claims where the insured business is dissolved as a consequence of the Pandemic

COVID-19: Claims where the insured business is dissolved as a consequence of the Pandemic

The economic impact of the lockdown from March 2020 is expected to see a number of businesses become insolvent and thereafter be dissolved. 

Covid-19, Civil Unrest and Corruption in Latin America – the challenges facing the region and the role insurance can play

Covid-19, Civil Unrest and Corruption in Latin America – the challenges facing the region and the role insurance can play

Latin America faces a critical 12 months as relatively new political regimes look to avoid a return to widespread social unrest and to continue to fig ...

E-Scooters: The rent is on!

E-Scooters: The rent is on!

This week the government announced new regulations will come into force on Saturday 4th July that will permit trial of e-scooters.  The trial only leg ...

Useful guidance on motorsport activities provided by the Courts

Useful guidance on motorsport activities provided by the Courts

Re-assurance given to motorsport activity operators as duty owed to participants who