Working safely during coronavirus (COVID-19): advice to employers
12th May 2020
Following on from Sunday's announcement by the Prime Minister regarding the relaxing of some lockdown measures, the Government has published refreshed guidance for employers about how to work safely during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.Read more
Steps for reoccupying commercial buildings: property asset management tips
6th May 2020
As the Government begins to announce the ease of social distancing restrictions amid the continued COVID-19 outbreak, both landlords and tenants will be considering what steps they need to take to enable their business, or that of their tenants, to return to normal.Read more
What will happen when we return to the office after COVID-19 lockdown ends?
5th May 2020
There is a plethora of information and misinformation from across the globe relating to the post-COVID-19 workplace, from advice and sales calls, to guides, stories and emailers offering a host of products that will be ‘necessary’ to ensure a safe return to the office.Read more
Raising Funds via Sale and Leaseback (the alternative to a finance package)
30th April 2020
Owner occupiers have one significant advantage over leaseholders when it comes to the requirement to raise significant sums of cash relatively quickly – the property they occupy.Read more
As a property lender, can I appoint a Fixed Charge / LPA Receiver during COVID-19 lockdown to recover debt?
28th April 2020
Many businesses and their people are being adversely affected financially by the COVID-19 pandemic, through no fault of their own. As a result, there is considerable sensitivity around lenders taking any formal action against borrowers during these unique circumstances.Read more
What will your post-pandemic property portfolio look like?
28th April 2020
“Now that everyone is working from home, can I close all of my offices at the next lease break?” This is a question we have been asked in various forms and with varying levels of seriousness in recent weeks in conversation with our occupier clients. And the answer isn’t a straight forward one.Read more
Can I still get a property valuation despite COVID-19?
28th April 2020
A key requirement of a property valuation is that you have to inspect the building in question. Since the implementation of stringent measures to combat the spread of COVID-19, surveying and valuing properties in person has become more challenging, but not impossible.Read more
Can I obtain a Building Survey despite COVID-19 related travel restrictions?
21st April 2020
Many property transactions are being driven by lease events such as lease ends or break dates, which will need to proceed despite the challenges that COVID-19 presents.Read more
COVID-19 and the office evolution: Five things for landlords and tenants to watch
15th April 2020
Both landlords and tenants are starting to plan how to put their best foot forward to ensure that they emerge from the current COVID-19 pandemic in as good shape as is possible.Read more