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17th November 2021

COVID-19: Ring-fencing of commercial rent debt

On 09 November the Government published a new Code of Practice and a draft Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Bill with the aim of tackling accrued rent arrears for businesses…

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7th October 2021

Health and Safety guidance for high-rise residential buildings

Following the Building Safety Bill (“BSB”) entering Parliament, the Health and Safety Executive (“HSE”) has published information relating to the safety principles for high-rise residential buildings (defined as…

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8th July 2021

Revenge Evictions

With the phasing out of emergency measures in the rental market, are we likely to be seeing a return of revenge evictions? Dispute Resolution Paralegal, Amy Gibson, discusses…

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17th June 2021

Government set to further extend protections for commercial property tenants

Government set to further extend protections for commercial property tenants: Ban on forfeiture of commercial property leases to be extended to 25 March 2022; Restrictions upon Commercial Rent…

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5th May 2021

Will PAS9980 herald a more consistent and balanced approach to addressing the cladding crisis?

As readers of our previous articles will be aware, one of the consequences of the devastating Grenfell Tower fire tragedy is the ongoing uncertainty for those living in…

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14th April 2021

EWS1 Changes

What are EWS1s? These surveys, for those who do not know, were developed by RICS. They are an assessment of the safety of external wall systems for high…

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12th March 2021

Government announces further support for commercial tenants

The government has announced further extension to protections for commercial tenants including ban on commercial evictions (forfeitures) and restrictions on the use of Commercial Rent Arrears Recovery (CRAR). …

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22nd February 2021

Some breathing space for tenants with rent arrears

As of 4 May 2021, individuals who have unsustainable debts can apply for a breathing space moratorium from an approved debt advice provider, under the new Debt Respite…

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21st December 2020

Liability for Cladding Claims – Leaseholders

Most tall building owners have needed to review the fire protection measures in their buildings following updated government guidance as a consequence of the Grenfell tragedy. Where remedial…

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Liability for Cladding Claims – Management Company/Freeholders

Most tall building owners have needed to review the fire protection measures in their buildings following updated government guidance as a consequence of the Grenfell tragedy. Where remedial…

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