Health & Safety Standards in the Lift Industry

Statistically speaking the humble lift is one of the safest modes of transport to travel in, with lifts completing millions of journeys daily worldwide, with very few accidents as a result of these trips. However, statistics do not alleviate people’s fear when it comes to heights, confined spaces and of course what they see in Hollywood blockbusters…

Making Alterations in a Leasehold Property - What to Consider

Lease covenants

Lease covenants about alterations usually fall into two categories, an absolute prohibition on alterations or a qualified covenant. An absolute covenant means that you are not allowed to make any alterations to the property. Should this be the case, you may attempt to negotiate with the landlord possibilities of obtaining consent. This may need to involve the payment of a premium to the landlord as an incentive to grant consent. The landlord however is not under any obligation to agree.