The government has finally taken the steps needed to start bringing the planning system into the 21st Century, enabling “remote committee meetings” for the first time, in response to the coronavirus outbreak.
Certain types of planning applications must be determined by a local planning authority’s planning committee, but to date the meetings of these Read More
Avid readers will have seen our previous blog on the government’s proposals to protect commercial tenants from the risk of forfeiture for non-payment of rent, as a result of COVID-19.
The proposals were incorporated into section 82 of the Coronavirus Act 2020 (the Act), which came into force on 25 March 2020. In particular, section Read More
COVID-19 UK: Many insurance policies require annual lift servicing and water management system servicing. Is there any flexibility in policies for this sort of thing in exceptional circumstances?
Our understanding is that insurers should be flexible around these sorts of requirements (e.g. annual lift servicing or water management system servicing) in property insurance policies given Read More