Archive for March 2022

The Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Act 2022 now in force

The Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Act 2022 was passed on 24 March 2022 and has now come into force. CR(C)A 2022 overrides the contractual entitlement to certain rent under commercial tenancies where the business or premises were required to close because of Coronavirus restrictions. It does this by ringfencing rent arrears that accrued during a ‘protected […]

Double shortlist for gunnercooke at Modern Law Awards

gunnercooke has been shortlisted for two categories at this year’s Modern Law Awards – Law Firm of the Year and the Business Growth Award. The Access Legal Modern Law Awards aim to identify and celebrate the greatest talent and achievements in the UK legal sector, with categories for innovation, client service, and marketing initiatives. gunnercooke […]

Investor Visa Ended

In an unexpected announcement recently, the UK government ended the investor visa. A visa route offered to foreign investors as a fast-track to residency in the UK along with the potential for a British passport in the future. Could there be more visas ready for the axe?  Talk has been looming regarding the introduction of […]