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Rating headline and deadlines: two final dates for changes to the 2010 List

Published on: 20th September 2017 In April this year we saw the first business rates revaluation in seven years. The revaluation changed the amount that millions of businesses across the country will pay in business rates. It also came with a raft of headlines concerning what impact the new appeals process; Check Challenge Appeal (CCA) and Valuation Office Agency (VOA) job cuts, will have on how businesses can appeal their business rates. But amongst all the recent noise, we haven’t heard much about the final appeal deadlines relating to the previous Rating List. Rob Cohen, Partner our business rates team, talks us through a couple of deadlines that all businesses should be aware of.

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Residential Update: Registering your appliances

Published on: 18th September 2017 If you have purchased a large appliance in the past four or five years then you will probably have received a small card asking you to register your appliance. Do not worry if you have ignored the card or perhaps thrown it away without realising, you are not in the minority, in England only 43 per cent of people register their appliances with a manufacturer. Nowadays you can purchase a large appliance such as a washing machine, fridge freezer or dishwasher without providing the manufacturer with any of your contact details. By registering your product with the manufacturer you enable them to get in touch should they need to.

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National property and asset management team strengthened with new appointment in London

Published on: 14th September 2017 We have recently strengthened our national property and asset management team with the appointment of Jon Klass, who joins our London office as a partner. Jon has over 20 years’ experience working in the real estate industry and joins us following six and half years as an associate director at M J Mapp, the UK’s leading specialists in property and asset management. He will focus on managing our property and asset management services in London, as well as developing our team’s nationwide growth.

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Grade A office space available in the heart of Leeds city centre

Published on: 13th September 2017 Located in Pinnacle, one of Leeds’ most desirable office locations, we currently have 5,100 sq ft of Grade A office space available to let by way of sub-lease/assignment. Situated strategically between the city’s retail and commercial districts Pinnacle occupies an enviable location with Trinity Shopping Centre, Victoria Gate, City Square and Leeds train station all within a five-minute walk.

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Assets of Pulse Flexible Packaging Ltd to go up for auction

Published on: 12th September 2017 A comprehensive range of high quality packaging production equipment is going up for auction following the announcement that Pulse Flexible Packaging Ltd (in Administration), a leading manufacturer of flexible packaging, has ceased trading. Our machinery and business assets team have been instructed by Jonny Marston and Howard Smith, the Joint Administrators of Pulse Flexible Packaging Limited, to offer for sale the equipment at the manufacturing site headquarters in Bury, and production facility in Saffron Walden.

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Large modern warehouse available to let in Washington

Published on: 11th September 2017 A 14,303sq ft industrial unit, located on the established Stephenson Industrial Estate in Washington, Tyne and Wear, is now available to let. The estate is primely located just a short distance from the A194, which provides excellent transport links to the North East’s major road networks, including both the A1 (M) and A19 (T).

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Leeds City Magazine Interview: Why Leeds is the place to live and work

Published on: 11th September 2017 Dan Pugh, marketing executive in our Leeds office recently sat down with the team at Leeds City Magazine to discuss exactly what it's like living and working in Leeds city centre, you can read the full interview below: Hi Dan, can you just tell us a bit about yourself and how you started working at Sanderson Weatherall? I started at Sanderson Weatherall just under two years ago following the completion of my marketing degree at Aberystwyth University – don’t worry, I didn’t know where it was to begin with either! It’s a small coastal town in Wales and by moving to Leeds I really was jumping from one extreme to the other. I went from a town with a population of just over 12,000 to the fourth largest city in the UK, and I haven’t looked back since. Originally from Dorset in the South of England, I didn’t really know what to expect from Leeds when I moved here, but I quickly found my feet and relished the opportunity to explore the city. As a self-confessed foodie I must admit that the majority of this involved making my way between the number of food and drink places that Leeds has to offer.

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Planners give green light to first New Peak District National Park hotel in 66 years

Published on: 8th September 2017 The Peak District National Park is set to have its first new build hotel since the park was created in 1951, following a landslide decision by planners for a new tourist development. The development will provide an important additional visitor facility and hotel for the National Park, which gets 12 million visitors each year, and currently suffers from an immense undersupply of hotel accommodation.

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Jury's Inn Hotel in Newcastle sold in investment deal worth £20million

Published on: 6th September 2017 Palace Capital, a UK property investment company, have acquired SM Newcastle in an investment deal worth £20million. SM Newcastle own a number of freehold assets in the North East, including Mcleer and Rushe's 1,2 and 3 St James Gate and the adjoining Jurys Inn Hotel, in Newcastle City Centre.

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