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Energy and Utilities

What does the Energy Profits Levy mean for the UK energy sector?

How will the tax will be levied and what will be the likely impact on electricity generators, including renewable generators?

26/05/2022
Real estate

Valuation in business tenancy renewals: don’t assume a rent-free period

The decision in HPUT vs Boots UK Limited provides landlords and valuers with a reference point

23/05/2022
The Building Safety Bill

The Building Safety Act 2022: what building owners and developers need to know

The bill has received Royal Assent but many provisions require secondary legislation and are not set to come into force

16/05/2022
Decarbonisation

Net zero infrastructure: Reducing operational carbon in UK building stock

What measures are the UK government taking to tackle the problem of operational carbon in the built environment and what

10/05/2022
Commercial

Global sport gets ready to demonstrate sustainability leadership

The public profile of sport means it must deliver a green agenda to decarbonise its infrastructure, travel and procurement footprint

03/05/2022
Real Estate and Infrastructure

ESG in real estate: Does it translate well across Europe? (episode two)

What does the "S" and "G" of ESG mean in practice across the European real estate markets?

20/04/2022
Real Estate and Infrastructure

ESG in real estate: Does it translate well across Europe? (episode one)

What does the "E" of ESG mean in practice across the European real estate markets?

20/04/2022
Real Estate and Infrastructure

Putting ESG at the heart of regeneration

Regeneration specialists joined an Osborne Clarke roundtable to discuss policies and practical steps to ensure the delivery of sustainable places

13/04/2022
Dispute resolution

Adjudication enforcement: limited scope and a heavy burden for insolvent parties

The Court of Appeal has confirmed that although insolvent parties may refer disputes to adjudication, they will have difficulty enforcing

12/04/2022
The Building Safety Bill

Changes to the UK Building Safety Bill aim to reduce remediation cost burdens on leaseholders

The amendments are part of the government's drive to make the building industry pay significantly for remediation works

29/03/2022
Real estate

New binding arbitration process introduced to manage recovery of pandemic commercial rent arrears

New moratoriums on enforcement measures put in place while arbitrations are ongoing – but it is unclear how much take-up

25/03/2022
Real estate

New beneficial ownership register for overseas entities holding UK real estate – 10 things you need to know

Overseas entities affected by the new legislation should assess their position now as the deadline for compliance is just six

16/03/2022