Yesterday, as well as locking down the country, the government published critical amendments to the emergency Coronavirus Bill protecting commercial tenants from the risk of forfeiture until the end of June 2020.
The Bill, together with these amendments, has now been approved by the House of Commons and is, today, going before the House of Read More
The government has confirmed it will bring forward emergency legislation to protect residential tenants from eviction. Following the Budget which announced mortgage “holidays” for those who own their homes, the government has been urged to assist private renters impacted by COVID-19.
Under the emergency legislation landlords will be unable to start proceedings to obtain possession Read More
In Boris Johnson’s first daily coronavirus update yesterday, he urged the general public to stop “non-essential contact” and “all unnecessary travel“, and to avoid social venues including “pubs, clubs and theatres“.
Although supermarkets have been doing a roaring trade in pasta, hand sanitiser and loo roll in recent days, Read More