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507, 2017

05/ 07/ 2017|

Service Charge Operating Report (SCOR) for Offices 2017
Wording of lease terms plays a pivotal role in ensuring efficient management and reporting of service charge accounts.
The median service charge this year for London is £9.82 per sq. ft. and for the Rest of the UK is £6.24 per sq. ft.
Property Solutions (UK) Ltd (PSL) is pleased to announce […]

2906, 2017

Legal Case 6: Scottish Mutual Assurance plc v Jardine Public Relations Limited [1999]

29/ 06/ 2017|

This is our sixth service charge related court case in our series and this one looks at the recoverability of service charges at the end of the term of a lease.

The case is that of Scottish Mutual Assurance plc v Jardine Public Relations Limited and once again it reinforces the importance of the exact […]

506, 2017

Legal Case 5: Leonora Investment Co Ltd v Mott MacDonald Ltd [2008]

05/ 06/ 2017|

In our fifth article concerned with legal cases that give us an insight into service charges and how they should be handled, we find again the importance of acting in accordance with the exact terms of the lease in question. If you don’t it could cost you a quarter of a million pounds plus costs!

The […]

1705, 2017

Legal Case 4: Friends Life Management Services Ltd v A & A Express Building Limited (2014)

17/ 05/ 2017|

In our fourth article in this series of legal cases we focus on whether or not a landlord is able to retain a tenant’s contributions to provisions after determination of the tenant’s lease.

The case involved a lease that related to office premises and a car park and the lease provided that the calculation of the […]

1204, 2017

Cycling for a good cause

12/ 04/ 2017|

Last weekend, David Barrass, our ex-MD and now Consultant, took part in the Wiggle New Forest Spring 2017 cycling event enjoying the beautiful scenery and weather in New Forest. We congratulate him on completing the 66 miles in four and a half hours!

He took on this challenge as training for his next big challenge […]