Earlier this year, the Office for National Statistics published a statement saying that the Retail Price Index (RPI) "is a flawed measure of inflation with serious shortcomings and we do not recommend its use.”
The recent case of Sparks v Biden, in which the court implied a term into an option agreement, is another case in a long line which highlights the difficulties with agreeing and drafting overage provisions.
Rarely do I write a blog with such personal input or knowledge. However, I am currently going through the exciting (and stressful) process of buying my first flat. I had never before considered that the right to choose my own legal representation would cause an issue for our lender. However, if you are about to embark on this journey I implore you to read on, so you know how to deal with lenders and get the result you need to ensure that this right is not swept from under your feet.