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Guidance on minimum energy efficiency standards for landlords

29th June 2016
As from 1st April 2018 all commercial and residential properties rented out in the private rented sector must achieve an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) minimum rating of E. These energy efficiency standards were set out in the 2015 Energy Efficiency Regulations. The new regulations will come into force for new lets and renewals of tenancies from 1st April 2018 and… Read more

New partner appointed at Tallents Solicitors

16th June 2016
Vili Chung joins the partnership at Tallents Solicitors Vili has extensive experience in both commercial and residential property transactions. She joined Tallents Solicitors in Mansfield in April 2014, bringing a wealth of commercial and residential property experience with her. Over the last two years, Vili has expanded her knowledge of the complex laws surrounding commercial property… Read more

Hard work and ambition results in success at Newark law firm

22nd April 2016
Hayley Barber is celebrating years of legal studying to become a fully qualified solicitor, as she successfully completes her Training Contract with Tallents Solicitors in Newark. Senior Partner, Jeremy Blatherwick said: “Hayley originally joined us in 2008 as a legal secretary working in the Litigation Department. However, she has always been ambitious and started her Training Contract with us in… Read more

Houses in Multiple Occupation and Article 4 Directions – what landlords need to know

22nd April 2016
Landlords wishing to buy or convert property with the intention of creating a House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) need to be fully aware of any possible financial implications if Article 4 Directions have been put in place by the Local Authority. Commercial conveyancing lawyer, Vili Chung from Tallents Solicitors in Mansfield explains more: “The need for shared housing the UK… Read more

Budget 2016: commercial property transactions Stamp Duty Land Tax changes

16th March 2016
In the Budget 2016, George Osborne announced changes to Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) rates for commercial property transactions: Commercial property Stamp Duty Land Tax changes – 0% rate on purchases up to £150,000 – 2% on next £100,000 – 5% top rate above £250,000 – There will also be a new 2% rate for high-value leases with net present… Read more