how to: avoid unwittingly giving occupiers of your premises legal rights

By Kevin Russell | 27 August 2014

how to avoid unwittingly giving occupiers of your premises legal rights

Law firm, Anthony Collins have issued a warning to churches who let their premises to other organisations and community groups, to take care not to unwittingly allow an occupants to gain a protected business tenancy. Just giving them an agreement that is said to be a ‘License’ to occupy is not sufficient. It is the reality of the situation that is important.

 

This briefing helpfully outlines the difference between a simple ‘License’ and a ‘Tenancy’.

 

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Posted by Kevin Russell

Our Legal Eagle guru and Stewardship's Technical Director, Kevin constantly has his finger on the pulse of all things tax and charity law-related. His briefing papers for charities, churches and individuals are an invaluable resource on everything from VAT to Gift Aid. 

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