In a bid to revive the stalled property market following Covid-19 restrictions, the Government has announced a change to Stamp Duty rates for anyone purchasing a house from 8 July 2020 until 31 March 2021.
In a recent case, the court has adopted a practical approach to interpreting the rules of the contracting out procedure for business leases under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954.
Back in March, we published an article explaining the current insurance situation for flood risk properties. The original article can be read at Tide Will Soon Turn For Flood Risk Insurance.
At the time, a 10 year agreement between insurers and the government to provide flood insurance was set to expire in June 2013.