Arcadia Rescue Deepens U.K. Landlords’ Retail Crisis

June 14th, 2019

Daniel Swimer, Property Litigation Partner, has been featured in a number of publications surrounding the news that Arcadia has been saved from administration. 

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Arcadia: What went wrong?

June 13th, 2019

Arcadia Group was saved from administration by agreeing on the required majority of its company voluntary agreements (CVAs) with landlords.

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Philip Green’s Arcadia Faces Uncertain Fate After Vote Delay

June 6th, 2019

Billionaire Philip Green’s Arcadia Group Ltd. faces an uncertain future after adjourning a meeting on June 5 for creditors to hold a make-or-break vote on the retailer’s turnaround plan.

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GDPR is one year old, but has the EU’s data protection regulations helped business or eroded trust?

May 29th, 2019

Saturday marks the first anniversary of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) finally coming into force.

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Pret acquires EAT to keep pace with consumer demand for vegetarian options

May 23rd, 2019

Fast food chain Pret acquires rival EAT in an undisclosed deal with a view to meet growing consumer demand for vegetarian and vegan options on the high street.

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Pret a Manger buys EAT and plans convert stores into ‘Veggie Prets’

May 23rd, 2019

Pret A Manger has bought Eat and vowed to convert many of the chain’s stores into ‘Veggie Prets’. “This story is as much about the success of Pret vs its competitors as it is about the failure of Eat.”

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How difficult is it to secure funding for co-living developments?

May 8th, 2019

Acquiring funding for co-living developments is “challenging”, according to one co-living property developer. Andrew Clissold comments.

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Can high-street retailers use CVAs to re-think their property goals in the eCommerce world?

May 2nd, 2019

The owner of high-street fashion brands, including Topshop, Dorothy Perkins and Miss Selfridge, has been strategically readjusting its property portfolio over the past two years.

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Should employers follow Hermes’ lead with ‘self-employed plus’ status?

April 25th, 2019

The ‘self-employed plus’ model appears to work well for Hermes, but is not necessarily a solution for other employers. David Greenhalgh writes for employee benefits publication.

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Decline of PD scheme quality ‘exacerbated by inexperienced developers’

April 24th, 2019

Property Partner, David Hershkorn comments in Development Finance Today, regarding the state of office-to-residential PDR conversions.

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