New CIS Regulations: Making CIS Work for Tenant Works

The latest changes to the CIS regulations will reduce the risk of withholding tax and the associated tax compliance burden when agreeing tenant’s works and inducement arrangements. The Income Tax (Construction Industry Scheme) Amendment Regulations 2024 (the ‘regs’) have been made and laid before the House of Commons, coming into effect on 6 April 2024. … Read more

Yule Blog 2023 – 1st Day – The general election

As 2023 comes to a close, we take a moment to consider what 2024 might bring. It’s impossible to predict everything the country might have to deal with – the ongoing inquiry into the government’s handling of the Covid-19 pandemic is a reminder of that. However, one event that we know is likely to happen … Read more

Re-evaluating Renters Reform

The Renters (Reform) Bill received its long-awaited second reading in the House of Commons on 23 October, over 5 months after being published (see our blog for a summary of the main proposals in the Bill). In this blog, we summarise the latest developments for our clients. Abolition of “no-ground” terminations still going ahead The … Read more

What are the ramifications of the new Renters (Reform) Bill?

The long-awaited Renters (Reform) Bill was introduced to the House of Commons on 17 May 2023. It followed in the wake of the White Paper titled “A Fairer Private Rented Sector” which was published in June 2022, so there were no great surprises hidden within it. The headline points These are now abundantly clear from … Read more

The tale of the Build-to-Rent sector and the Renters Reform Bill

The Build-to-Rent sector (“BTR“) has continued gathering momentum over the last year and looks set to continue that way. However, the Government’s proposed reform of the private rented sector has caused much huffing and puffing in the real estate sector, much like the story of the Three Little Pigs and the Big Bad Wolf. Will … Read more