Coronavirus Act 2020 – Business Tenancies

Coronavirus Act 2020 – Business Tenancies

The government have now enacted provisions to prevent forfeiture claims being brought against businesses as a result of the crisis. From the 26 March 2020 to 30 June 2020 (the “relevant period”), a landlord’s right of re-entry or forfeiture arising from non-payment of...
Coronavirus Act 2020 – Residential Tenancies

Coronavirus Act 2020 – Residential Tenancies

On 18th March 2020, the Government issued a press release stating that emergency legislation would be introduced to “suspend new evictions from social or private rented accommodation while this national emergency is taking place” and “no new possession proceedings...
Weak pound encourages M&A activity in the UK

Weak pound encourages M&A activity in the UK

The drop in the value of the pound has made the acquisition of UK businesses more attractive for foreign buyers. Recent M&A activity was noted in various sectors, from entertainment to property as seen in the £3.3bn takeover of Entertainment One by the US toymaker...
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