Property law

Action needed: the Valuation Office Agency (VOA) has been urged to negotiate fair reductions with ratepayers

'Wartime footing’ as business rates appeals soar

By Emily Hawkins

The Valuation Office Agency (VOA) has revealed that almost 145,000 businesses registered to begin the process of challenging their property valuations during April, May and June.

Breathing space: the lease forfeiture and debt enforcement moratorium has been extended to 30 September and a code of practice on rent has been published

Moratorium extended as rent code published

By Emily Hawkins

The lease forfeiture and debt enforcement moratorium has been extended into the autumn, meaning pubs continue to be protected from eviction threats.

Key plea: a licensee has urged the Government to step in and take action on pub rents

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Publicans to ‘hand in keys’ in rent protest

By Emily Hawkins

A multiple site operator is encouraging pubs across the country to ‘hand in their keys’ to their MPs this week, to highlight the pain of paying rent at this time.

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