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Does Brexit change Consumer Rights?

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Now that the UK has left the EU some of you may be wondering how it affects consumer rights and the way consumer disputes are handled? Although many consumer rights are based on long outstanding EU directives most of them have already been incorporated...

Legislation relief for landlords and tenants this Christmas

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A double dose of legislation means landlords with long-term rent arrears can now pursue tenants, but in other rulings tenants can also relax as a moratorium on evictions is in place until at least mid January. Landlord and tenant rent arrears...

Business Interruption Insurance Claims receive a High Court Boost

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Many businesses in England and Wales have been affected by the Coronavirus pandemic but expected that their insurance policies would provide relief and assistance when times were difficult, however some are struggling to get them to...

Commercial Property Rent Arrears suspension lifted this September

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Businesses have been opening up slowly throughout the summer, but with second waves of the Coronavirus pandemic predicted and local lockdowns threatened it’s still a difficult time for commercial landlords . In June 2020 the UK Government introduced...

Ban on Residential Housing Evictions has been Extended

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The news that the Government in England and Wales has suspended housing possession proceedings for a further two months has been welcomed by tenants, practitioners and Housing Solicitors alike. The Government provided an unprecedented package of support to...

UK Government halts Commercial Property Evictions

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On 19 June 2020 the UK Government made an important announcement for tenants of commercial properties who are unable to pay rent due to the coronavirus crisis. The UK Government plans to introduce the following key changes in England and Wales: ...

Contract Dispute Resolutions

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On a daily basis people and businesses enter into written and verbal contracts, whether that be purchasing a coffee, buying a new car, and not to mention an employment contract or a contract for goods/services. But what happens when a written and verbal...

Have you had your Business Insurance Claim unfairly Rejected?

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As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the lockdown in England and Wales continues, so does the concern for many SMEs' ability to continue to trade and weather the current crisis. Insurance policies sold before the Coronavirus pandemic stating they...

Crack Down on Criminal Landlords and Letting Agents

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The Housing Secretary, Rt Hon Robert Jenrick MP, has recently announced more than £4 million of funding will be provided to local councils in England and Wales to tackle exploitive landlords and letting agents. The majority of landlords provide decent...

New Year, New Decade, Old Landlord and Tenant Issues

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There can be a number of risks for landlords when renting out a residential property such as tenants breaching the terms of an assured shorthold tenancy agreement, rent arrears and alleged claims by a tenant that the landlord failed to provide key documents...

New Commercial Litigation Solicitor joins our Commercial Team

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A new Commercial Litigation Solicitor joins the Commercial team of Pearson Solicitors and Financial Advisers based at Hollinwood Business Centre near the M60. Usman, aged 30, was born in Bolton, and moved to Manchester as a child. He then...