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The Covid-19 moratorium for commercial landlords and tenants
The Covid-19 moratorium for commercial landlords and tenants

Most commercial leases contain a right to forfeit on specified events, including non-payment of rent. The Coronavirus Act 2020 (“the Act”) has introduced a three month moratorium on the...

Updated Furlough Guidance
Updated Furlough Guidance

This weekend the Government updated the guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme providing some useful clarification. The following can be furloughed;      ...

Diary of a Conveyancer (in these challenging times…) Part Two
Diary of a Conveyancer (in these challenging times…) Part Two

A week has passed with working from home and staying in contact with colleagues using virtual meetings, and what a week it has been! As a conveyancer I am keeping up to date with the current...

The Coronavirus Act 2020 – the impact on residential tenancies
The Coronavirus Act 2020 – the impact on residential tenancies

The Government has passed new legislation: The Coronavirus Act 2020 (“the Act”) which places restrictions on the termination of residential tenancies during this challenging time, to...

Furlough Leave – A Practical Guide for Employer's
Furlough Leave – A Practical Guide for Employer's

The Government announced the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, which introduced the concept of furlough leave into UK law and HR practice, on 20 March 2020. Government guidance is available at Gov.UK...

Government Advice to Sellers of Property During the Coronavirus Outbreak
Government Advice to Sellers of Property During the Coronavirus Outbreak

The Government has published advice for those people selling and are urging people to adapt and be flexible The Government has stated “There is no need to pull out of transactions, but we...

Diary of a Conveyancer (in these challenging times…) Part One
Diary of a Conveyancer (in these challenging times…) Part One

I was once told working in conveyancing is like doing a jigsaw puzzle, trying to put each piece together until the picture has been completed. However, as a conveyancer, the difficulty is that I...

What the Coronavirus Movement Restrictions could mean for you!
What the Coronavirus Movement Restrictions could mean for you!

The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) Regulations 2020 came into force at 1.00pm on 26 March and set out the emergency provisions to address the Coronavirus. These are...

Making a Will and/or Lasting Powers of Attorneys
Making a Will and/or Lasting Powers of Attorneys

As the situation around coronavirus and the government guidelines change, we all have to adapt to a new way of a living and in record time. We understand that for many there are concerns over their...

Mortgage Lenders begin to withdraw new deals
Mortgage Lenders begin to withdraw new deals

Due to the impact of coronavirus, a number of mortgage lenders have started to withdraw mortgages from sale over the last week: Halifax has temporarily stopped many brokers accessing their...