Throughout the pandemic and as a result of the Coronavirus Act 2020 (“the Act”), there have been certain restrictions imposed on commercial landlords in order to protect their tenants. However, until now these restrictions…
Articles by ‘Marianne Johns’
Throughout the pandemic, the Government put into place legislative measures with the enactment of the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020. The aim of the legislation was to help and protect businesses and commercial tenants struggling financially due to Covid-19 by preventing the use of certain remedies.
As of 1 October 2021, some of that protection will be gone.
Throughout the pandemic, the Government put into place legislative measures with the enactment of the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 to help and protect businesses and commercial tenants struggling financially due to Covid-19 by preventing the use of certain remedies.
There may still be restrictions on forfeiting leases for non-payment of rent, but the courts have said that this is no bar on suing for the money.
On 4 May 2021, the Government will be launching the Debt Respite Scheme (Breathing Space) in order to grant those with problem debt the right to some protection from creditors. While this is timely in terms of those for whom Covid has seriously impacted their finances, the scheme is actually part of a much wider picture of helping debtors to pay off their creditors under less stress.
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Parental alienation is undoubtedly a hot topic. At the recent Oxford Local Family Justice Board conference, a large portion of the day was dedicated to the psychological perspective on this controversial issue, as well as recent case law relating to how it is treated by the judiciary.
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