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Sending in the bailiffs… no longer an option for landlords

On 15 September 2020, the government announced further measures to protect commercial tenants from recovery action by restricting the ability of landlords to recover unpaid rent by utilising the Commercial Rent Arrears Recovery process (“CRAR”).

What price do you put on the environment?

The pandemic has challenged a lot of the ways we do things, and large scale on-site catering has been subject to more change than most. For some, this has meant the logistical challenge of delivering meals to residents at a distance from a central kitchen, and alongside the physical distribution, this has brought about the need to procure packaging for hot meals.

SMAs – a phoenix from the flames of Covid-19?

One of the consequences of the slowdown in fundraising caused by the recent pandemic seems to have been an increase in the use of Separately Managed Accounts as investment vehicles.

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A Hendy man to know

Think you’ve got a busy week? Chances are it’s nothing compared to Old Square Chambers silk John Hendy QC.

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BT GC in housing association switch

BT Retail general counsel Gordon Moir has left the company after 10 years to join the Glasgow Housing Association (GHA) as ­company secretary.

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RBS and panel firms lock horns over secondees

Tension is growing between RBS and the firms pitching for its legal panel as the bank tightens its ­secondment ­criteria and firms struggle to manage their streamlined teams.

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