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  • 16

    Business Eviction Ban Extended Until End Of March 2021

    The government announced last week that business owners affected by the pandemic will be protected from eviction until the end of March 2021. Further guidance to support negotiations between landlord and tenant has also been promised shortly.

  • 09

    The Use Of Property Guardianship Schemes

    Local councils will be pleased by the recent Court of Appeal decision that held the decisive factor in establishing who is in rateable occupation of a building was that of “general control”. It was held the Upper Tribunal was wrong to conclude that individual guardians were in rateable occupation. 

  • 01

    Bleak News For Retail

    The latest news from the retail sector is bleak. Arcadia is on the brink of collapse having gone into administration and it appears that their demise means that the rescue deal put forward for Debenhams will also fail. 

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    Have Your Say - Land Control

    The Ministry of Housing Communities & Local Government has issued a consultation on increasing the transparency of land data. The proposal is that there is an open register which holds information as to which developers, promoters or others have an interest in land and what that interest is.