Drones have a number of commercial applications from aerial photography to assisting the emergency services – and, potentially in the near future, parcel delivery. Yet the recent incidents at Gatwick and Heathrow have brought into focus the question of how to regulate the use of these remote-controlled aircraft.
What a year we have ahead of us. In 2019, many leases will expire, Brexit will continue to bring uncertainty and new accounting standards will mean greater scrutiny of balance sheets as leases are recorded as assets and liabilities. I believe this could be the perfect opportunity for the flexible ...
In its desire to boost housing delivery, the government is revisiting the idea of a new permitted development right (PDR) to allow upward extensions to create new homes. The first consultation resulted only in a new national planning policy, adopted in July 2018, which offers support for the construction of ...
Dark clouds have formed over our high streets and retailers are feeling under the weather. As PwC reported on 9 November, shops in the last six months have been closing at a rate of 14 a day, the worst net decline in five years.
Following London mayor Sadiq Khan’s proposal of rent controls, Shakespeare Martineau’s Rachel Gwynne looks back at the Freehold Properties (Management Charges and Shared Facilities) Bill introduced to parliament last year.
In an open letter to care home providers, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has said that its research has prompted concerns “that some care homes may be treating residents unfairly and potentially breaking consumer law”.
”Tech-focused cities will continue to grow and thrive - regional cities may be more immune than London to the continuing Brexit drama”
Landlords don’t have to launch their own operations to gain exposure to the flexible workplace sector