Got-to Guide at a Glance: Budget 2021 The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, has delivered his budget speech. He announced that he expects the UK economy to recover more quickly than initially expected, so his budget reflects that optimism, while balancing giveaways with tax rises and freezes on some allowances. Government Grants to Individuals […]
Rent Repayment Orders Rent Repayment Orders in England enable tenants to claim back up to 12 months’ rent paid in respect of a tenancy to a landlord who has committed an offence listed in the Housing and Planning Act 2016. The legislation also entitles local authorities to claim back housing benefit in the same way, […]
Introduction The UK has now entered a new era of trade and relations with the EU following Brexit, which has left businesses and individuals facing many new rules and changes to existing laws and regulations. The nation’s withdrawal from the EU covers many different areas of everyday life and the legislation associated with it, such […]
The Home Office has stated that come January 2021, many EU citizens, who have spent more than a year in prison, will be prohibited entry to the UK due to new Brexit regulations.
Under increasing pressure from business groups, local authority leaders and the public, the Government has decided to extend several of its existing support measures to help businesses across the UK – regardless of whether they are forced to close or remain open. Speaking to Parliament, the Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced three new steps that he […]
The Business Secretary Alok Sharma is encouraging employers to apply for a Tier 2 Sponsor Licence if they plan on recruiting overseas staff, including newly arriving EU citizens, from 1 January 2021.
A new judgment at the High Court has clarified that policyholders denied business interruption (BI) insurance claims due to COVID-19 may be due compensation.
A new version of the Help to Buy Scheme is set to launch in the coming months, while buyers using the existing scheme have been given longer to complete transactions that have been disrupted by the Coronavirus crisis.
The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (Self-Isolation) Regulations 2020 places new obligations on employers in relation to self-isolation.
Research from the property portal, Zoopla, has found that first-time buyers are set to make up a smaller proportion of homebuyers than movers, reversing a trend that has lasted for more than a year.