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Covid-19

Tenant evictions

There is still a ban in place preventing bailiffs from attending and evicting tenants.  This ban remains in place until 31 May 2021 in England and until 30 June 2021 in Wales but if the court is satisfied that such action is necessary because for example...

Covid-19 – Stamp duty relief extended!

On Wednesday 3 March 2021, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Rt Hon Rishi Sunak MP delivered his Budget 2021 to Parliament wherein we learnt of the government’s spending and tax plans for the new financial year. It will come as welcomed news for many to...

Covid-19 – Legal Update: Possession proceedings

On 25 June 2020, a new temporary rule came into force that all possession proceedings and enforcement proceedings are to be stayed (“a stay imposes a halt on court proceedings”) until 23 August 2020.  The new rule will apply to all proceedings which...

Coronavirus: 5 Key changes to the Law that Landlords should know!

If you are a Landlord, here are 5 changes to the Law that you should know….. The statutory notice period for most residential tenancies has been increased to 3 months. This includes section 21 and section 8 notices.  This period can be extended up to 6...