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Commercial tenants urged to investigate cracks in their rental contracts

Commercial tenants who have concerns about their rental contracts are being urged to take advantage of a new lease review scheme from solicitors Birkett Long.
The firm has launched a fixed-price service giving tenants advice about the content of their own individual lease. Commercial Property solicitor David Temperton explained that tenants may have a number of [...]

Gartner Reveals Top IT Predictions for 2012 and Beyond

Gartner, Inc. has revealed its top predictions for IT organizations and users for 2012 and beyond. Analysts said that the predictions herald changes in control for IT organizations as budgets, technologies and costs become more fluid and distributed.
This year’s selection process included evaluating several criteria that define a top prediction. The issues examined included relevance, [...]

Summary of UK Chancellor’s Autumn Statement 2011

The Chancellor has today delivered his autumn statement to Parliament, alongside the publication of the Office for Budget Responsibility’s updated forecasts for growth and borrowing. He announced permanent reductions in spending to ensure that the UK meets its fiscal targets, using some of those savings in the short term to fund infrastructure investment to generate [...]

Corus Steel Plant Mothballed in Northeast England

An international consortium’s breaking of a binding contract has led Corus, Europe’s second largest steel producer, to partially implement the proposal announced in May 2009 of mothballing some of the facilities belonging to the Teesside Cast Products (TCP) business in northeast England.
TCP’s Redcar Blast Furnace, Lackenby steelmaking and the South Bank Coke Ovens will be [...]

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