John has recently joined Peter Barry and over the last 20 years has been an Office / Administration Manager for a number of companies including John Lewis, OPAL and H4 Aerospace to name a few. John felt ready for a change and said yes without hesitation when offered a position at Peter Barry and is very much looking forward to a rewarding role with new learning opportunities. When not at work, John very much enjoys spending time with his family and each September is one of the co-organisers of the St Albans Beer Festival which attracts over 10,000 people to the city and has recently featured on Channel 4 news and the BBC’s Apprentice series.
Imagine having a job from which you cannot be dismissed - that must be the dream of many people. Well, that is exactly the position that appointed party wall surveyors find themselves in. Section 10(2) of the Act confirms that 'All appointments and selections made under this section shall be in writing and shall not be ... Read More >>
The Leasehold Reform and Urban Development Act, 1993, establishes the valuation basis and legal framework for leaseholders to extend their lease (as well as enfranchise). The most common way to enact the Act, is to serve a Section 42 notice with the help of a specialist solicitor, but this does come with a raft of stipulations ... Read More >>
At the time of writing the UK has just experienced the hottest Summer Solstice on record and the hottest June day in 40 years. Those of us sat inside are no doubt struggling to concentrate let alone write an interesting blog post relating to architecture! Most of you will no doubt be questioning this post in agreement that ... Read More >>