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Covid rent arrears: get negotiating and don't leave arbitration too late

Published on 10 May 2022. By Eleanor Harley , Associate and Mike Kilner, Consultant

It is "crucial" that retail tenants with outstanding Covid-19-related arrears, negotiate with landlords as soon as possible and apply for binding arbitration by 23 September 2022 if needed to resolve the dispute.

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What about the arrears?

Published on 20 August 2021. By Mike Kilner, Consultant

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On 4 August 2021 the Government published a policy statement clarifying their announcement made on 16 June 2021 in relation to the extension of the forfeiture moratorium, the ringfencing of COVID-19 commercial rent debts and the introduction of a binding arbitration process. The Government has also published its own response to the views of over 500 respondents to the call for evidence.

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The Forfeiture Moratorium has been extended – But what about the arrears?

Published on 26 July 2021. By Mike Kilner, Consultant

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On 16 June 2021 the Government announced that it is drafting legislation to ringfence outstanding unpaid rent that has accrued during the pandemic in order to protect jobs and give businesses breathing space to recover.

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