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Pilot trusts post the Finance Bill 2015
One of the bigger surprises in this year’s Autumn Statement was the news that the much consulted upon new ‘Settlement Nil Rate Band’ has been dropped.
Rates - an objective test
As we know, liability for rates falls on the person entitled to occupation, normally the tenant in relation to leasehold property. That applies whether or not the tenant is in actual occupation of the property. The tenant is the person entitled to occupation and liability therefore rests with the tenant.
Top tips on executing and completing construction contracts
Parties spend significant time (and costs) agreeing the terms of construction contracts. But only when a contract is correctly executed and dated will those agreed terms come into effect and a party be able to enforce its rights. Failing to execute contracts correctly can have significant consequences. It can create uncertainty as to the correct contracting parties and the enforceability of the rights under the contract.