Covid-19: Can You Just Not Pay Rent?

Covid-19: Can You Just Not Pay Rent?

New data released by Remit Consulting, gathered from six leading property management companies in the UK, revealed that just 48% of tenants paid on time and in full in March. Just 41% of retail and hospitality tenants paid their rent while 57% of office tenants paid....
Covid-19 Lockdown – Landlord and Tenant Showdown

Covid-19 Lockdown – Landlord and Tenant Showdown

Many tenants have not paid their 25 March 2020 quarter’s rent. The scene is now set for a dog fight between landlords and tenants. In this article, we give some guidance as to what both landlords and tenants should be thinking about. THE LEGAL BASIS FOR THE LOCKDOWN...
Covid-19 – Protection from Forfeiture

Covid-19 – Protection from Forfeiture

We are getting numerous enquiries from both landlords and tenants in relation to their position for non-payment of rent for commercial leases during this Covid-19 pandemic. As of 25 March 2020, the Coronavirus Act 2020 (“the Act”) was enacted. In accordance with...