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Tenant in arrears? What next? Part 2.

This is the second post in my series on tenant rent arrears and the options open to landlords to deal with them. Last week, I looked at Forfeiture, so today I’m going to look at Pursuing the Guarantor and Statutory Demands. The third instalment in the series will cover Distress. The steps a landlord takes […]

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Tenant in arrears? What next?

A good landlord and tenant relationship is essential if the businesses belonging to both parties are to run smoothly and be successful. Unfortunately this relationship can become strained should the tenant breach the payment of rent covenant within the lease. Due to the uncertain economic climate that has gripped the business sector over the past […]

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Which survey do you need?

I thought it might be useful to outline the different types of surveys that GP practices may need and the circumstances in which you might need them. Many people don’t realise that there are different types of survey which can cause some confusion. The first thing we’d need to find out is why you need […]

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Graham Jamieson, Managing Partner at St Luke's Medical Centre

A Practice Manager’s viewpoint: new build medical centre project

We’re pleased to welcome Graham Jamieson to the blog, to find out more about his role in developing the new St Luke’s Medical Centre in Duston, Northampton. Graham is Managing Partner for Dr Astbury and Partners at St Luke’s Medical Centre. Having worked in banking for much of his career, in 2003 Graham joined the […]

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How large is my building – GEA, GIA and NIA?

Surely measuring a medical/commercial property is straightforward? So why can two surveyors come up with two different measurements? The answer is that the area of the premises will vary depending on the purpose. For instance, if you needed a valuation of your premises or wanted to appeal your notional rent, the valuation surveyor will use […]

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NHS Property Services: Health Centre Lease issues

With the changes to the NHS and with PCTs ceasing to exist, we are about to see a major shake up of NHS property across the country. From 1st April 2013, the majority of property owned by PCTs will be transferred to a new management company NHS Property Services. NHS PS has been set up purely for this […]

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