Is the Commercial Property Market Closing?

By Lisa Evans at 00:00

So, we have reached the annual halfway point with many in the commercial property sector still waiting for something to happen; some sort of movement. Their request has been answered, albeit movement in the wrong direction!

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UK Votes to Leave the EU

By Lisa Evans at 00:00

That's right on Friday 24th July we witnessed three evictions. With referendum votes counted Great Britain vacated the EU; Prime Minister David Cameron left Number 10 and Natalie bid farewell to the Big Brother house. It’s with no surprise that commercial property, amongst many things, will be affected by the referendum.

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Pop up retail units have been around for a while and are particularly popular in the U.S. They have started appearing more frequently in recent years - quite literally popping up throughout the UK, especially over seasonal trading periods. Recent statistics have found that the pop up retail unit industry generated a staggering £2.3 billion in turnover in 2015 for the UK alone – equating to 10,500 pop up shops and employing roughly 26,200 people. Although practical and effective as a retail unit – they also have several business advantages for tenants and landlords alike.

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Are Electronic Signatures Legally Binding?

By James Pressley at 00:00

This is a question I have been asked a number of times recently. In an age when our consumer habits can be fed with the simple click of a mouse, physically signing our name on a document can seem terribly old-fashioned. In particular, trusted electronic signature brands such as Docusign and Adobe eSign are marketed on the basis that they are legally binding. But are they?

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Hide and Seek

By James Pressley at 00:00

From April 2016 all UK companies will have to prepare a register of Persons with Significant Control of their companies and file it at Companies House. What will this mean for shareholders?

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