Back to basics under the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954

When leasing commercial premises, understanding the provisions of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 (“LTA”) can be crucial for both landlords and tenants alike. The LTA essentially governs the rights and obligations of landlords and tenants of premises which are occupied for business purposes and offers important legal protection to both parties. From the tenant’s…

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Pendle Property Market Back with a Bang

Nelson Law Firm Farnworth Rose has seen a dramatic increase in the number of new residential property instructions received over the last four weeks since lockdown restrictions were eased. The department has already provided twice the number of quotes in June compared with the whole of May. Janet Lalor, Director commented: “It’s fair to say…

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Coronavirus Q&A: Latest Advice for Employers

In line with the latest government advice, specialist employment solicitor at Farnworth Rose Steve Gee answers the questions currently facing employers. Can you force an employee to take furlough leave? Yes, provided the employee has a lay off clause within their contract of employment. Nevertheless, the employer should in all cases obtain the employee’s written consent…

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COVID-19: How will it affect conveyancing transactions?

At Farnworth Rose, we have received a number of questions from clients on the potential impact of the Coronavirus outbreak on residential conveyancing transactions. With stay at home measures now introduced, the Government has provided guidance on how the home moving process will be affected In this article, our residential conveyancing experts provide advice on…

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Commercial Property and the Coronavirus

The Government announced on Monday that Commercial tenants who cannot pay their rent because of the coronavirus will be protected from eviction if they miss payments in the next three months. Tenants will still be liable for any rent due, increasing the likelihood of requests for rent reduction, suspension or payment plans. Both landlords and…

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