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COVID-19 Update: Rent Protection

The following has been released by the Government: Protection from eviction for commercial tenants Commercial tenants who cannot pay their rent because of COVID-19 will be protected from eviction. These...


On Friday, the Chancellor went significantly further than in the history of this great country, with a series of unprecedented announcements in the Government’s support of businesses, employees and individuals….

COVID-19 Update 21/3/2020

The Chancellor has set out a package of temporary, timely and targeted measures to support public services, people and businesses through this period of disruption caused by COVID-19.

The Latest Measures to Support Businesses

The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, outlined a raft of further measures to support the UK’s ailing businesses, those affected by the forbidding COVID-19 outbreak. The list that follows summarises his announcements…

Coronavirus contingency plan

You will all be aware of the recent change to the UK Government’s guidance on Covid-19.  We have set out below the steps we are taking as a result of...

Spring Budget 11 March 2020

In the face of Brexit uncertainties and the recent Coronavirus outbreak the new Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, was faced with falling economic indicators, the need to boost NHS services and was…

Self-employed v Employed

Many employed persons are drawn to the idea of running their own business. This short article sets out a few of the pros and cons of this change in status….

Mis-selling of leasehold interests

The Competition and Marketing Authority has published information recently that points to evidence of potential mis-selling and unfair contract terms in the leasehold housing market. Their press release is reproduced…

30 days or else

We have reported earlier this year that from 6 April 2020, residential property sales that are subject to capital gains tax will need to be reported to HMRC within 30…

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