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On Demand

Welcome to CPT Events On Demand and E Learning Modules. 

These modules are short recorded sessions which can be viewed up to 3 times. They will enable you to claim 1 - 2.5 hours of CPD. Notes and slides are provided with all modules. Download a help guide for viewing modules here.

Rating Talking Heads: October

MCCs and COVID

This event runs as an informal discussion with a small panel of leading and informed practitioners extracting the nuances from the monthly topic. They discuss practical issues that arise, with participants in the meeting being encouraged to listen, join in, ask questions and share comments.

Please note there are no slides accompanying this recording. 

Module Duration: 1 hour 3 minutes


Price £30

1 CPD
hour
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Top Tips for Commercial Property Disputes

For the commercial occupier, conducting disputes is always a distraction from core business – but may be unavoidable in the interests of that business. For landlords, it is an occasional fact of life. Those acting on behalf of landlords and tenants must engage, sometimes robustly, but should always be mindful of what may lie ahead if they fail to proactively steer negotiations away from the turmoil of third party interventions. There is a glow of satisfaction to be had from the remark “I found [X] to be a reliable witness”, and this webinar will give you the tools to help you earn it.

Module Duration: 1 hour 58 minutes


Price £75

1½ CPD
hours
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Rating Talking Heads: September

CCA Operational Reforms: Recent Developments that will Aid Practitioners

This event runs as an informal discussion with a small panel of leading and informed practitioners extracting the nuances from the monthly topic. They discuss practical issues that arise, with participants in the meeting being encouraged to listen, join in, ask questions and share comments

Please note there are no slides accompanying this recording. 

Module Duration: 1 hour 5 minutes


Price £30

1 CPD
hour
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The Rating Diploma Holders' Conference 2021 - Morning Sessions

Revaluation After the Pandemic

The 2021 Conference of the Rating Diploma Holders' Section of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, will examine the current issues, facing the modern rating practitioner. 

Module Duration: 2 hours 53 minutes


Price £97

2 CPD
hours
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The Rating Diploma Holders' Conference 2021 - Afternoon Sessions

Revaluation After the Pandemic

The 2021 Conference of the Rating Diploma Holders' Section of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, will examine the current issues, facing the modern rating practitioner. 

Module Duration: 2 hours 47 minutes


Price £97

2 CPD
hours
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The CPA National Conference 2021 - Morning Sessions

The Compulsory Purchase Association's National Conference briefs all who work with compulsory purchase and compensation, covering a diverse range of issues, with sessions focusing on law, practice and market activity. It is the premier event in the CPO calendar, with a pre-eminent programme and set of speakers. If you do CPO work this is a must watch event for technical knowledge and updates. 

Morning Session Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Price £135

2 CPD
hours
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The CPA National Conference 2021 - Afternoon Sessions

The Compulsory Purchase Association's National Conference briefs all who work with compulsory purchase and compensation, covering a diverse range of issues, with sessions focusing on law, practice and market activity. It is the premier event in the CPO calendar, with a pre-eminent programme and set of speakers. If you do CPO work this is a must watch event for technical knowledge and updates. 

Afternoon Session Duration: 2 hours 23 minutes


Price £135

2 CPD
hours
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Rating Talking Heads: August

Consultation: More Frequent Revaluations Fundamental Review of Business Rates

This event runs as an informal discussion with a small panel of leading and informed practitioners extracting the nuances from the monthly topic. They discuss practical issues that arise, with participants in the meeting being encouraged to listen, join in, ask questions and share comments

Please note there are no slides accompanying this recording. 

Module Duration: 1 hour 4 minutes


Price £30

1 CPD
hour
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Rating Talking Heads: July

Mitigating Empty Rates

This event runs as an informal discussion with a small panel of leading and informed practitioners extracting the nuances from the monthly topic. They discuss practical issues that arise, with participants in the meeting being encouraged to listen, join in, ask questions and share comments

Please note there are no slides accompanying this recording. 

Module Duration: 1 hour 5 minutes


Price £30

1 CPD
hour
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The Annual CPO Convention 2021: Session 1

The CPO Convention focuses on prominent, topical and key areas of CPO practice. It is also practical; and is both a refresher and an update for those who do CPO work. Lost in the disruption of COVID in 2020, the Convention is back, bigger and robust, and ready to fulfil its desire to deliver a pre-eminent update for busy CPO practitioners. 

Module Duration: 2 hours 12 minutes

Price £70

2 CPD
hours
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The Annual CPO Convention 2021: Session 2

In the second and final session of The Annual CPO Convention 2021, we look at General Vesting Declaration and Notice to Treat along with the practical matters arising in both. A what to do and what not to do, when it comes to Enforcement Matters; and a National Grid's London Power Tunnel 2 Case Study.  

Module Duration: 1 hour 59 minutes

Price £70

1½ CPD
hours
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Commercial Property Law and Practice Annual Review

This is a newsworthy update and briefing for everyone involved in commercial property management. Ideal for busy practitioners to stay abreast of law, practice and market trends.

Module Duration: 1 hour 36 minutes


Price £50

1½ CPD
hours
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The 21st National Rating Day: Session 1

The National Rating Day has come of age – 21 years in the making. The 2021 event will continue to look at the here and now, policy and reform; and best and effective practice. In session 1, we have sessions covering: Building Blocks for Reval 2023, Remote Hearings: Here to Stay? and the famous Case Law Update. 

Module Duration: 2 hours 42 minutes


Price £95

2½ CPD
hours
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The 21st National Rating Day: Session 2

The National Rating Day has come of age – 21 years in the making. The 2021 event will continue to look at the here and now, policy and reform; and best and effective practice. In the final session, we have sessions covering: 2017 List Material Change of Circumstances and COVID, Liabilities and Mitigation of Empty Rates.

Module Duration: 2 hours 39 minutes


Price £95

2½ CPD
hours
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Rating Talking Heads: May

Creating Challenges in CCA

This event runs as an informal discussion with a small panel of leading and informed practitioners extracting the nuances from the monthly topic. They discuss practical issues that arise, with participants in the meeting being encouraged to listen, join in, ask questions and share comments

Please note there are no slides accompanying this recording. 

Module Duration: 57 minutes


Price £30

1 CPD
hour
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Communicating and Presenting Virtually

Meeting, Presentation and Public Speaking Skills in the Virtual World

The world of 'Zoom' and 'Teams' has made presenters of us all. Whether you are involved in staff meetings, presenting to clients, broadcasting to a seminar audience, or offering evidence in a virtual judicial environment, do each of us communicate effectively? Failing to communicate clearly and accurately, can mean poor outcomes. This webinar will review core principles and provide top tips for enhancing the style and delivery of your messages, and help you get more from technology. 

Module Duration: 1 hour 34 minutes


Price £50

1½ CPD
hours
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Re-Purposing and Re-Vitalising Town Centres

Getting from A to B: But Where do we Seek to go and How do we get There? 

In first session of the Delivering Land Assembly International Summit, we look at three main points: What are the problems with towns? What is the future of towns? and lastly, how do we get from the problem to the solution.  

Module Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Price £75

1½ CPD
hours
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Acquiring Land and Rights for Public Projects

In The UK, USA and Canada: Process Projects and Approach to Compensation

In this module, which is the second session of the Delivering Land Assembly International Summit, we travel to North America and hear about issues that arise in Canada and the USA. Tom Harrison will give us an operator’s view of schemes Orsted are building in North America, the far East and the UK. Meyric Lewis will explain the challenges for UK promoters.

Module Duration: 1 hour 23 minutes

Due to a technical error at the start of this module a few minutes did not record, for which we apologise.

Price £0

1½ CPD
hours
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Land Value Capture and Property Tax

Who should "grab" Land Value? The Good, The Bad and the Greedy!

The third instalment of the Delivering Land Assembly International Summit focuses on the mechanics and viability of LVC and its impact on the property market. 

Module Duration: 1 hour 50 minutes

Price £75

1¼ CPD
hours
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Practical Land Acquisition

A Focus on Valuation and Compensation: Issues from the USA, Canada, Australia and the UK

In the penultimate session of the Delivering Land Assembly International Summit, we get the perspective from practitioners all across the world on Valuation and Compensation, and the issues they face within their country. 

Module Duration: 2 hours 18 minutes

Price £75

2 CPD
hours
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Strategic Planning for Future Infrastructure Needs

The final session of the Delivering Land Assembly International Summit looks at the trends and drivers, the challenges of planning for the long term.

Module Duration: 1 hour 28 minutes

Price £75

1½ CPD
hours
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Dilapidations is Coming Back - Be Prepared

This webinar considers the issues of dilapidations in the present economic climate. The lifting of restrictions on landlords’ remedies during the pandemic is on the horizon, and available methods of enforcement will be dusted off. Landlords will want to be sure they are not missing any tricks in maximising end-of-term settlements, while tenants will want to be well prepared for potential claims at lease expiry. 

Module Duration: 3 hours 1 minute


Price £75

3 CPD
hours
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Rating Talking Heads: April

Rating Valuation of Tenant’s Improvements and Fit-Out

This event runs as an informal discussion with a small panel of leading and informed practitioners extracting the nuances from the monthly topic. They discuss practical issues that arise, with participants in the meeting being encouraged to listen, join in, ask questions and share comments

Please note there are no slides accompanying this recording. 

Module Duration: 1 hour 1 minute


Price £30

1 CPD
hour
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Forfeiture of Leases - The Ultimate Reset for 2021

This course, by the author of ‘A Practical Guide to Forfeiture of Leases’ outlines the procedures and problems clearly and practically, and will be useful for anyone managing commercial property.

Module Duration: 2 hours 16 minutes


Price £50

2 CPD
hours
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CPO Talking Heads: April

Delivering Best Practice in CPO Work

This event runs as an informal discussion with a small panel of leading and informed practitioners extracting the nuances from the monthly topic. They discuss practical issues that arise, with participants in the meeting being encouraged to listen, join in, ask questions and share comments

Please note there are no slides accompanying this recording. 

Module Duration: 1 hour 0 minutes


Price £30

1 CPD
hour
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The CPA's Annual Law Reform Lecture 2021

The Compulsory Purchase Association invite you to attend this virtual event. It has been 9 years since changes to how Certificates of Appropriate Alternative Development (CAADs) were brought in by the Localism Act 2011. How have those changes worked? What has gone well? What could be improved? With a run of recent cases in the last couple of years on CAADs in the Upper Tribunal, this year’s lecture will look at what we can learn from those and examine the current process to consider if it is producing an efficient and effective outcome in determining alternative appropriate development. This event is organised by CPT on behalf of The CPA.

Module Duration: 1 hour 21 minutes

Tim Mould QC, has produced a paper, which can be downloaded with this module.

Price £35

1¼ CPD
hours
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CPO Talking Heads - March

Implications of Safeguarding of Land for Future Projects

Whilst promoters of schemes say that safeguarding protects land from conflicting developments, others see safeguarding as one of the most draconian parts of the whole CPO process - there is little scrutiny on its introduction, no review required once it has been imposed, no long stop date and is virtually incapable of being challenged once introduced - safeguarding remains in place for schemes including Crossrail 2 and Heathrow expansion. Why not join this 1 hour lunchtime discussion?

Please note there are no slides accompanying this recording. 

Module Duration: 57 minutes


Price £30

1 CPD
hour
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Rating Talking Heads - March

Rating Green Energy and Power Generation

Lets go leftfield: How do we value emerging technology and infrastructure? Most of us know how to rate an office, retail park, even a library (ignoring the nuances of some cases), but where do we start with power generation? A small panel of leading and informed practitioners, will discuss this topical, or contentious issues over lunchtime to extract the nuances from the subject, and discuss practical issues that arise.

Please note there are no slides accompanying this recording. 

Module Duration: 1 hour 8 minutes


Price £30

1 CPD
hour
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Telecom: Law and Practice in 2021 - Session 1

Applying Case Law to Practice

Telecom negotiations cannot be achieved without understanding the new Code and the case law. A panel of leading lawyers and practitioners will review important and topical cases and explore the nuances of what is best and effective practice in the light of these decisions.

Module Duration: 2 hours 1 minute

Price £70

1½ CPD
hours
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Telecom: Law and Practice in 2021 - Session 2

Applying Case Law to Practice

Telecom negotiations cannot be achieved without understanding the new Code and the case law. A panel of leading lawyers and practitioners will review important and topical cases and explore the nuances of what is best and effective practice in the light of these decisions.

Module Duration: 1 hour 41 minutes

Price £70

1½ CPD
hours
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Understanding Commercial Property Management 2021 - Session 1

Commercial leases are the foundation and essence of property management. Anyone who works in this area needs to be familiar with what they say, what they mean, and how to work them. In this course we explain the key commercial terms of a commercial lease, and focus on the problems the attending delegates have encountered. It is ideal for administrators who have not been trained in the nuances of property - also PA's, secretaries, accounts personnel, facilities managers, newly qualified and APC candidates.

Module Duration: 2 hours 26 minutes

Price £75

2 CPD
hours
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Understanding Commercial Property Management 2021 - Session 2

Commercial leases are the foundation and essence of property management. Anyone who works in this area needs to be familiar with what they say, what they mean, and how to work them. In this course we explain the key commercial terms of a commercial lease, and focus on the problems the attending delegates have encountered. It is ideal for administrators who have not been trained in the nuances of property - also PA's, secretaries, accounts personnel, facilities managers, newly qualified and APC candidates.

Module Duration: 2 hours 17 minutes

Price £75

2 CPD
hours
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Escaping Lease Commitments

The financial difficulties that businesses are experiencing as a result of Covid-19 have one upside for occupiers, in the form of the opportunity to put pressure on landlords as to lease terms. This webinar will examine the extent to which landlords can control the issue, and possible routes to a solution via insolvency mechanisms.

Module Duration: 1 hour 32 minutes

Price £50

1½ CPD
hours
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CPO Talking Heads - February

Land Assembly Strategies: The Temporary v Permanent Dilemma

The principle behind talking heads is a simple one; how to stay abreast of key issues in the industry. 10 months ago we could meet for lunch, go to events; but COVID stopped all this. A solution is now at hand with a new style event and format. Join the lunchtime discussion 'CPO - Talking Heads'

Please note there are no slides accompanying this recording. 

Module Duration: 1 hour 1 minute


Price £30

1 CPD
hour
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Restrictive Covenants: Ignore At Your Peril

Covenants restricting development on land are a perennial thorn in the side for developers. They can either restrict development entirely or restrict its extent, and ignoring or breaching them can have far reaching consequences. This webinar will discuss what is the law and practice in dealing with restrictive covenants following the recent Supreme Court case of Alexander Devine Children's Cancer Trust (Respondent) v Housing Solutions Ltd?

Module Duration: 1 hour 40 minutes

Price £55

1¾ CPD
hours
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Rating: Law and Practice 2021 - Session 1

Applying Case Law to Practice

Best rating practice cannot be achieved without understanding case law. This event is far more than a case law review. A panel of leading lawyers and practitioners will review important and topical cases and explore the nuances of what is best and effective practice in the light of these decisions. This module is the first of two sessions. 

Module Duration: 2 hours 26 minutes

Price £75

2½ CPD
hours
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Rating: Law and Practice 2021 - Session 2

Applying Case Law to Practice

Best rating practice cannot be achieved without understanding case law. This event is far more than a case law review. A panel of leading lawyers and practitioners will review important and topical cases and explore the nuances of what is best and effective practice in the light of these decisions. 

Module Duration: 2 hours 4 minutes

Price £75

2½ CPD
hours
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Rating Talking Heads - February

How are we going to do AVD in the current market?

A significant part of being a rating surveyor is about networking and staying informed; and applying technical knowledge to real problems. There were luncheons that fulfilled the networking for some members of the profession and events that did likewise for others, but COVID has stopped all. A solution is now at hand. CPT introduce the new monthly 'Rating - Talking Heads'

Please note there are no slides accompanying this recording. 

Module Duration: 1 hour 1 minute


Price £30

1 CPD
hour
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RICS Code for Leasing Business Premises

The Good, The Bad and The Mandatory

Now that the Code for Leasing Business Premises has been relaunched as a RICS Professional Statement, with the prospect of sanctions for non-compliance, it may be expected that closer attention will be paid to what it says. In this webinar we look critically at the Code and consider the content that surveyors must comply with.  

Module Duration: 1 hour 5 minutes

Price £40

1 CPD
hour
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Service Charge Practice in 2021

Service charges are a frequent area for dispute between tenants and their landlords. The emergence of the RICS Professional Statement in 2019 now dictates the standards by which chartered surveyors are expected to adhere, but since they form best practice, they will be seen as the benchmark standard by the courts for everyone involved in the industry. How is the Code working in the marketplace, what lessons should practitioners be reminded of, and what special considerations need to be focused upon due to the disruption caused by a COVID world?

Module Duration: 2 hours 35 minutes

Price £75

3 CPD
hours
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CPO Talking Heads - January

The HS2 Land and Property Review: How will it improve relations between promoters and claimant advisors?

The principle behind talking heads is a simple one; how to stay abreast of key issues in the industry. 10 months ago we could meet for lunch, go to events; but COVID stopped all this.  A solution is now at hand with a new style event and format. Join the lunchtime discussion 'CPO - Talking Heads'

Please note there are no slides accompanying this recording. 

Module Duration: 1 hour 6 minutes


Price £30

1 CPD
hour
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The Rent Debt Burden

When restrictions for the recovery of rent arrears are lifted, many tenants face serious hurdles, especially in the retail and hospitality sectors. This one hour seminar recording will examine many of these issues, including early lease termination, insolvency and many more.

Module Duration: 1 hour 8 minutes

Price £40

1 CPD
hour
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Rating Talking Heads - January

Unit of Assessment: What’s the knock on from the Supreme Court ATM decision?

A significant part of being a rating surveyor is about networking and staying informed; and applying technical knowledge to real problems. There were luncheons that fulfilled the networking for some members of the profession and events that did likewise for others, but COVID has stopped all. A solution is now at hand. CPT introduce the new monthly 'Rating - Talking Heads'.

Please note there are no slides accompanying this recording. 

Module Duration: 1 hour 11 minutes


Price £30

1 CPD
hour
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The CPA National Conference 2020 - Session 1

Watch the first virtual seminar of The CPA National Conference 2020. In this recording you will hear sessions covering "Funding Infrastructure Projects", "How Funding Options Impact Compulsory Purchase" and "Practice Directions - Rules for Taking Cases to the UT & Expert Witness Conduct".

Module Duration: 1 hour 38 minutes

Price £60

1¼ CPD
hours
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The CPA National Conference 2020 - Session 2

Watch the second virtual seminar of The CPA National Conference 2020. In this recording you will hear sessions which look at Taxing Issues in CPOs and the annual Case Law Update.

Module Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Price £60

1¼ CPD
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The CPA National Conference 2020 - Session 3

Watch the third and final virtual seminar of The CPA National Conference 2020. The final seminar looks at CPOs with sessions such as "Land Assembly Case Study: Perry Barr", "Why is CPO so Important to Planners and Strategic Planning" and "The Public Sector Equality Duty and CPOs: A Practical Guide".

Module Duration: 1 hour 36 minutes

Price £60

1¼ CPD
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The Property Market in a COVID World

It's Impact on Values and Business Rates - A Seminar Looking at the Future of Property Needs

This seminar will look at the way COVID has become a catalyst for change, how home working and shopping more online could impact on rents, rates and business strategies. The property world needs to wake up to these changes. Rent and business rates have always been linked. Now, more than ever, property professionals need to see how these two elements interrelate and will potentially drive the changes in the market.

Module Duration: 2 hours 10 minutes

Price £75

2 CPD
hours
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Rent Review and Lease Renewal - Session 1

The course will give an overview of procedures and look at recurrent issues such as whether the hypothetical lease should include a break option; what should be the assumed length of term and whether a ‘headline rent’ is effectively excluded. The course will look with particular reference to the increasingly well-used PACT scheme. This event will run as two virtual sessions of approximately three hours in length and will include comfort breaks.

Module Duration: 2 hours 56 minutes


Price £75

2½ CPD
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Rent Review and Lease Renewal - Session 2

The course will give an overview of procedures and look at recurrent issues such as whether the hypothetical lease should include a break option; what should be the assumed length of term and whether a ‘headline rent’ is effectively excluded. The course will look with particular reference to the increasingly well-used PACT scheme. This event will run as two virtual sessions of approximately three hours in length and will include comfort breaks.

Module Duration: 2 hours 53 minutes


Price £75

2½ CPD
hours
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Lifting of The CV19 Restrictions - The Rent Arrears Problem

This one hour seminar will explore the limitations of CRAR, forfeiture, the recovery of rent arrears and finding strategies for both landlord and tenants to end such protections. 

Module Duration: 1 hour 16 minutes


Price £40

1 CPD
hours
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The CPA Wales National Conference 2020 - Session 1

In the first session of The CPA Wales National Conference 2020, you will hear sessions covering "Current Property Market Conditions in Wales and Their Impact on Valuations", "Devolution Picture for CPO and Planning Post 2017", a "Case Law Update" and also a Keynote Address from the Minister for Housing and Local Government, Julie James MS. 


Module Duration: 2 hour 06 minutes

Price £55

2 CPD
hours
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The CPA Wales National Conference 2020 - Session 2

In the second and final session of The CPA Wales National Conference 2020, you will hear sessions covering "Case Study: Road Scheme A5025", "Compensation in Practice: Getting it Right First Time: Tips and Traps" and "Streamlining Priorities for the Welsh Government".


Module Duration: 2 hour 16 minutes


Price £55

2 CPD
hours
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CPO Law and Practice - In the Shadow of CV19

How is the CPO world coping with effects of CV19? This is an industry webinar briefing and discussion to give all those involved in land assembly, in particular when using compulsory purchase, a briefing on what has changed, what has stayed the same; and how practitioners can work effectively under CV19.

Module Duration: 1 hour 27 minutes

Price £40

1½ CPD
hours
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The CPA Future: Top Tips for Going to the Tribunal

Watch this webinar, run by the Compulsory Purchase Association's Future Group. It focuses on practical tips needed when attending the Tribunal. You will hear views and tips from the perspective of a solicitor, barrister, surveyor and an Upper Tribunal Lands Chamber member. This event is aimed principally at more junior members of the profession, but is also good for all those interested in CPO matters, or seeking a great refresher for attending Tribunal. 

Module Duration: 1 hour 24 minutes

Price £25

1 CPD
hours
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Short-Term and Flexible Occupation

Even before the coronavirus outbreak, occupiers were increasingly demanding shorter leases and more flexible terms of occupation. Flexible office accommodation, and retail pop-ups and other short-term arrangements have become a fact of life. The aftermath of Covid-19 is likely to accelerate the trend. At the same time, landlords needing to regularise informal occupation are looking for reliable, inexpensive solutions. There is pressure to keep transaction costs down, and to avoid going over the top with lengthy, formal, legal arrangements. Licences to occupy and tenancies at will are often used to document short periods of occupation quickly and cheaply. Very different considerations apply to each, and it is essential to have a thorough familiarity with the issues when agreeing with your client how to go about things.

Module Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes

Price £40

1½ CPD
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Conduct of Applications for Licence to Alter

An application for licence to alter may appear less pressing than an application for licence to assign. The tenant has no remedy based upon failure to make a decision within a reasonable time, as there is no general duty on landlords to do so. Well-advised tenants, however, will know the legislative mechanism for making time run against the landlord, and for getting the consent they want where the landlord’s objections are unreasonable. For the landlord, documenting consent involves issues which if not addressed can create problems which may only emerge at the end of the lease, and which can have serious financial implications.

Module Duration: 1 hour 3 minutes

Price £40

1½ CPD
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Conduct of Applications for Consent to Assign or Sub-let

The Landlord and Tenant Act 1988 imposes well-known duties on landlords when considering whether to permit an assignment or a sub-letting, and landlords are rightly apprehensive of falling foul of a damages claim as a result. There is a tension between the landlord’s attempts to impose control through the terms of the lease, and the assistance given to tenants by statute and decided cases, and attention understandably focuses on what a court will consider to be reasonable. It is not only the landlord’s answer which matters, but also the process of getting there, and the lessons from protocol and from caselaw are of great importance.

Module Duration: 1 hour 8 minutes

Price £40

1½ CPD
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Dilapidations: The Essentials in Two Hours

Dilapidations is a subject area which never goes away: in times of boom or bust, landlords need to maintain the value of their investment, and tenants need to restrict the impact of claims to ensure the landlord recovers no more than is properly due.

Getting to the best outcome is not just a matter of understanding and applying the law and procedure. The wider context and commercial objectives of the parties can be the key. Does the landlord have a buyer or a new letting lined up? How does that impact the calculation of the claim, and should the landlord structure the new transaction accordingly? What if a sitting sub-tenant intends to renew their lease? And what does the landlord really want?

Module Duration: 2 hours 10 minutes

Price £50

2½ CPD
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Agreeing Rent Concessions - Surviving COVID-19 & Beyond

The Covid-19 crisis and the effects of lockdown have seen landlords and tenants agreeing rent concessions of various kinds to keep tenants’ businesses afloat. The concern is that in the rush to get something documented, the risks and pitfalls may not have been completely appreciated. This webinar addresses the issues in a practical way.


Module Duration: 1 hour 5 minutes


Price £40

1½ CPD
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Vacant Property

An unoccupied property means more than a break in the income stream; it has potential to become a significant cost too. Landlord clients may not anticipate all the problems, and are likely to have a variety of questions, some of them urgent. This module provides the answers.

Module Duration: 32 minutes

Price £30

1 CPD
hour
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Break Clauses and Break Notices

Missing an opportunity to break a lease is one of the commercial property world's more expensive errors.There may be problems with getting the parties wrong, not serving at the right time, or failing to satisfy conditions. This module explores those and other pitfalls.

Module Duration: 30 minutes

Price £30

1 CPD
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Getting Contractual Notices Right

Service of a notice is supposed to be a simple step bringing clarity and certainty into contractual relations. As a formal procedure, though, it has to be got right, and the law reports have literally hundreds of cases demonstrating the variety of ways in which it can be got wrong. A notice must be served on (and by) the right person, and at the right address. It must be served by the appropriate method, and in accordance with any time limit. And it must say the right thing. This module considers each of these areas, considering the rules as to calculation of time periods, deemed service and the various postal service options, and whether service requirements are mandatory or permissive.

Module Duration: 37 minutes

Price £30

1 CPD
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Escaping Lease Commitments

When it has become unprofitable to trade from a property, maybe because it is over-rented, how can tenants get out? They can market the premises, but may have to grant some form of rent subsidy, which may be unacceptable to the landlord. This module will consider the extent to which landlords can control the issue, as well as what happens when the tenant simply vacates the premises, also possible routes to a solution via insolvency mechanisms.

Module Duration: 36 minutes

Price £30

1 CPD
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Basics of Rent Review

For the general practitioner, or for the more junior surveyor, the world of rent review can often appear baffling, with obscure arguments about the hypothetical lease, aggregate lettings, special bidders and so forth. But it’s a topic which can be of crucial importance to clients, and an area in which very limited rights of appeal from third party decisions means that it’s vital to get it right first time. This module introduces the main aspects of the subject in a clear and straightforward way.

Module Duration: 28 minutes

Price £30

1 CPD
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Consent to Assign and Sublet

The module will cover best practice in applying for landlord’s consent under commercial leases, and in dealing with applications. The inevitable focus on what is or is not reasonable on the landlord’s part can obscure practical aspects which have an important influence on the outcome. Whether or not a disputed application ends up in court, going about things the wrong way can seriously undermine your negotiating position. The Alienation Protocol published in 2015 has served to underline the lessons of caselaw in some respects, and the module will examine the Protocol as well as considering what formal requirements might apply, and the conduct of applications more widely.

Module Duration: 32 minutes

Price £30

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Documenting Short Term Occupation

Average letting terms continue to shrink, and short, flexible lettings remain the order of the day. Landlords often require to be supplied with ‘foolproof’ standard agreements, or at least to have lettings tied up and documented at minimal expense. There are traps for both landlords and tenants, and you need to know how to identify the most reliable option.

Module Duration: 31 minutes

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Interim Rents

An often overlooked aspect of lease renewal practice, the rules on interim rent present some opportunities for marginal gains which can be significant across a portfolio of properties.The rules are now so complex that they are little understood, and this module identifies clearly the opportunities for making best use of them.

Module Duration: 25 minutes

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L&T 1954 Act Notices

The 1954 Act can look like a lawyers’ cash-generator, with its highly technical and complex procedures. If you know how the termination procedures and the various types of notice fit together, then you’re ahead of the game both as regards knowing what actions are available and when solicitors should be consulted, and as regards asking the right questions when you do.

Module Duration: 27 minutes

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Landlord Works and Quiet Enjoyment

 A potential source of damaging conflict between landlord and tenant is the landlord carrying out works to the property while the tenant remains in occupation. There are a number of legal challenges open to the tenant, either to prevent or halt the works by means of an injunction, or to obtain substantial compensation from the landlord. The grounds for challenge are not always obvious, but where the works are anticipated in advance of the lease being granted, there is much that the landlord and its advisors can do to limit the risk. This module considers the options open to the tenant, and what approach the prudent landlord should take to minimise conflict.

Module Duration: 31 minutes

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Parking Rights

Rights to park are an essential part of modern life, and have significant value in their own right. Nevertheless the law has struggled to identify the nature of parking rights. This module will review the present position, as well as considering the practical issues which arise in relation to parking.

Module Duration: 36 minutes

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Receiving a Section 17 Notice

When former tenants or guarantors receive a notice under s17, it is not just a matter of paying up. There may be reasons to challenge the validity of the notice, and tactical considerations surrounding a challenge. There may be the possibility of recourse against third parties.

Module Duration: 31 minutes

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Removing Trespassers from Commercial Property

Occupation of commercial property by squatters is a recurring and expensive problem, whether it’s an open site invaded by travellers, or a vacant retail unit occupied by illegal traders.

Module Duration: 18 minutes

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Tenant's Alterations

The ability to carry out alterations can be of crucial importance to occupiers, while for landlords the ability to control the physical shape of their investment may have significant impact on value. The statutory regimes governing this area of law are not as well-known as they should be, and an well-informed surveyor is in a position to add value and stand out from the crowd. This module gives a full overview of the applicable law.

Module Duration: 30 minutes

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