DEADLINE COMING UP FOR RENEWAL OF YORK PAVEMENT CAFE LICENSES!

DEADLINE COMING UP FOR RENEWAL OF YORK PAVEMENT CAFE LICENSES!

York has looked so different this last year as the operators of pubs, cafes and restaurants have made use of the new temporary pavement cafe licences and put tables and chairs out on to the streets and pavements of the city.  The good news for these traders is that...
BAN ON COMMERCIAL LANDLORDS’ RIGHT TO EVICT TENANTS EXTENDED

BAN ON COMMERCIAL LANDLORDS’ RIGHT TO EVICT TENANTS EXTENDED

The government have prevented landlords from evicting commercial tenants for non-payment of rent in almost all situations during the pandemic, with the latest Moratorium period due to expire on June 30th.  Most people were not expecting it to be extended much further...
Beware of Property Market Frenzy!

Beware of Property Market Frenzy!

The end of the so-called Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) holiday at the end of June has been driving the residential property market into a frenzy of activity but it is vital that both sellers and buyers try to keep things in perspective. We are already at the point where...
Tenancy Eviction Ban Extended

Tenancy Eviction Ban Extended

The effective ban on both residential and commercial tenants being evicted has been extended further by the government. This is until at least May 31st for residential tenants and until June 30th for commercial tenants. There are some limited exceptions to these...
COVID-19 is not all bad news for tenants

COVID-19 is not all bad news for tenants

If you’re a residential tenant then your landlords now have to give you at least 6 months’ notice if they want you to leave. This is an increase from 2 months. Landlords are obviously not thrilled by this – particularly given that Court proceedings will also be needed...