Category Archives: Rent Appeals

MORGAN & CLARKE FEBRUARY 2015 NEWSLETTER NO. 40, latest Property News

                      MORGAN & CLARKE  FEBRUARY 2015 NEWSLETTER NO. 40, latest Property News Did you know that Britain now has more breweries per head of population than any other country in the world, including New Zealand, America and Germany, with a brewery for every 50,000 people?  This is as a result of the knock-on effect of… Read More »

VOA clarifies rates for licensed trade, HM Revenue & Customs

Information about how pubs, bars and other licensed premises are valued for non-domestic rates has been published by the Valuation Office Agency (VOA). According to the VOA, this involves collecting details of rent, trading levels, and the premises’ location, type and services, and using this information to establish a ‘fair maintainable trade’ (FMT) value. FMT… Read More »

Pub Co and Developers Dirty Tricks Department

Pub Co and Developers Dirty Tricks Department There is nothing legally wrong with a Pubco selling the freehold of a supply-tie leased pub to anyone that they choose.   Although there is a moral implication, there is no legal obligation that the freehold should first be offered to the lessee in occupation.   This understandably money-return based corporate… Read More »

The Vagaries of Arbitration, PIRRS and Developers Dirty Tricks

The Vagaries of Arbitration, PIRRS and Developers Dirty Tricks, an essential read for all business people. MORGAN & CLARKE SEPTEMBER 2014 NEWSLETTER NO. 35 Pigeon House, The Broadway, Oakridge Lynch, Stroud, Glos. GL6 7NU September has been a month of mixed messages with no great consistency within the general tenancy / leasehold market. Recent figures… Read More »

Latest view on Business, Property, Rates and Rents that may affect your Business

Latest view on Business, Property, Rates and Rents that may affect your Business How easy it is to be lulled into a false sense of optimism with the onset of what looked like a glorious spring at the beginning of May.   A number of our clients in coastal/seaside locations have been ruing the foul weather… Read More »

Vagaries of Arbitration and the need for a switched-on Stocktaker and Surveyor (Barrel-dregs 264)

  The Vagaries of Arbitration, and the need for a switched-on Stocktaker and Surveyor acting for you.   Arbitration should be a logical resolution to any dispute, sadly with rental disputes it would appear not, from a recent case.  It is assumed that the Arbitrator is totally knowledgeable on all aspects of the subject in… Read More »

MORGAN & CLARKE, January Newsletter, the latest scams to try and force your rent up.

MORGAN & CLARKE JANUARY 2012 NEWSLETTER NO.3 Pigeon House, The Broadway, Oakridge Lynch, Stroud, Glos. GL6 7NU Email: info@morganandclarke.co.uk   Phone:  01285 719292 www.morganandclarke.co.uk (Also at:  London, Cardiff, Matlock, Braunton, Lewes)     Morgan & Clarke Director, Simon Clarke, has been at the very heart of the recent to-ings and fro-ings both in Parliament and ‘pre… Read More »

Pub Co’s have a year to change????

The rhetoric is there but not the actions. I have just viewed two pubs where the lessees are under pressure yet again, both Pub Co’s demanding rent increases of twenty and thirty three and a third percents yet again, do these companies not read the press, do they not realise that the writing is on… Read More »