Property law

Expansion plans: checks must be made before entering any agreements

Top tips: buy another pub while the sun is shining?

By Poppleston Allen

Despite some negative news at the start of the year, particularly in the fast-casual dining market, which saw several high-profile operators enter company voluntary arrangements, the wet-led pub sector seems to be on the up.

Lease expiry: what are the grounds for a landlord to withhold a new lease on lease expiry?

Lease expiry: please re-lease me

By Stuart Stone

When the time comes to get the ball rolling on lease renewal proceedings, tenants should be aware of the legal grounds that their landlord may choose to withhold a new agreement

Business improvement districts: A BID scheme may seem like an extra levy you don't need but there are plenty of benefits that make it well worthwhile.

Business improvement districts: Bidding for change

By Jo Bruce

A business improvement district represents more than just another bill from your local authority. It offers greater opportunities and support for the licensed trade sector as well as the chance to have more influence over how money is spent locally.