LANDLORD AND TENANT - 21.10.2020
Commercial Rent Arrears Recovery changes
Statutory right. Commercial Rent Arrears Recovery (CRAR) came into force in April 2014. It is a statutory procedure which allows landlords of commercial premises to recover rent arrears by entering premises, taking control of the tenant’s goods and then selling them. CRAR applies to a commercial tenancy regardless of whether any reference is made to it in the agreed lease. ...
PROPERTY - 03.09.2020
How to get out of a commercial lease early
Coronavirus has made the directors realise that staff can be highly productive working from home and have asked if they could get out of the office lease early to downsize to a smaller premises. Is this possible?
LANDLORD & TENANT - 07.07.2020
New duties for private residential landlords
On 1 June 2020 new minimum electrical safety standards came into force which most private landlords in England must meet. What are the new legal requirements that you need to be aware of?
CORONAVIRUS - RENT - 04.06.2020
Coronavirus-related rent arrears
The temporary moratorium on landlords evicting commercial tenants for non-payment of rent is due to expire on 30 June. If you have been unable to pay your rent due to the coronavirus pandemic, what will be your options then?
CORONAVIRUS - PROPERTY COSTS - 03.06.2020
Extra grants for small businesses
The government has made an extra £617m available to businesses who missed out on the business rates grant schemes. Can your company take advantage?
CORONAVIRUS - BUSINESS RATES - 15.04.2020
Business rates discount - do you qualify?
Some businesses are entitled to a 100% discount of their business rates for 2020/21. Does yours qualify for the discount?