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Morgan & Clarke, January Newsletter

Cometh the Hour…Cometh the Loss Adjustor Wonderful news that the Supreme Court has generally found in favour of all those many tenants who in good faith insured against loss of business and whose claims were refused. The struggle has been a long and expensive battle. It was won in the lower courts but the contested… Read More »

Big Hospitality this weeks Latest News.

Industry welcomes the further extension to furloughThe industry has welcomed the extension of the Job Retention Scheme (JRS) by another month until the end of April next year…. Read more Deltic bought out of administration by Scandinavian nightclub groupLate-night bars and club operator Deltic has been bought out of administration by Scandinavia’s largest nightclub club REKOM… Read More »

Interpretation of an MRO Application by EI Group Ltd.

Interpretation of an MRO Application by EI Group Ltd.Let’s start with what the Code requires and then how things can get out of hand in “interpretation”. The Regulation 30 in the Code governs “Terms and conditions required in proposed MRO tenancy”. Short and sweet and says not very much. This is followed by the much… Read More »

The Reality of the Art of Rent Negotiation

from Morgan & Clarke The necessity for rent negotiation raises its head if the proposed rent is not accepted by the recipient party, namely the tenant. One big problem is that if you don’t engage with meaningful discussions then there is no negotiation, just lip service. That in itself is of little or no concern… Read More »

A Ghostly Pub Tale for Christmas.

“A Pub Co Christmas Carol” It was 11.30 pm Christmas Eve 2020, a foul night, freezing with sleet and snow,  gale force winds roaring across the West Country. The M5 was blocked and a few diversions were in place, the North Coast Road was the only one open to Cornwall and that was blocked on… Read More »

What Security do you have with a Pub Co Tied Lease with Domestic Accommodation?

What Security do you have with a Pub Co Tied Commercial Lease or a TAW with Domestic Accommodation? The answer is very little, if you breach certain terms within your Commercial Lease. The Domestic Accommodation may be rated as domestic, but in virtually all cases it falls within the clauses of a Commercial Lease. With rented… Read More »

A sorry tale from a genuine Pub Co TAW/Lease.

A sorry tale from a genuine Pub Co TAW/Lease. My profuse apologies, but my thoughts regarding a TAW with a Pub Co was an intro to running a pub, it would appear that they are now calling their short term leases a Tenant at Will, TAW. Those that take them would appear to be jumping… Read More »