Retail and Commercial Leasing
Date: Thursday, 3rd Dec 2020
Organisation: Small Business Commissioner
Leasing a new property can be an exciting time for a business owner as they start or continue to develop their business venture. But it’s a major financial commitment!
This free information session will guide tenants through their rights and obligations under the Retail and Commercial Leases Act 1995, including recent amendments, and provide some essential information on the key requirements of a lease agreement.
Topics covered include:
- Lease Agreements - what you should do before you sign anything, how to know if the premises are suitable, what advice you should seek
- The Retail and Commercial Leases Act 1995 - what it is, how it protects tenants and unlawful clauses in leases
- Common rental problems and how to deal with them - repairs and maintenance, renewing your lease, arrears of rent