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Government announces plans to extend planning permissions
The Government have announced plans to allow planning permissions that would have been lost during lock down to be automatically extended. 
Government plans to relieve the restrictions on moving home
The Government has announced plans to relieve the restrictions on moving home which were imposed as part of their response to the Coronavirus outbreak.
International Corporate Governance Network response to COVID-19
The ICGN has published an open letter setting out its take on governance priorities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19 update: Guidance for social landlords on essential moves published
The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government and Public Health England have jointly published guidance in respect of allocations and transfers during the COVID-19 lockdown period.
COVID-19: An Update on Possession Claims
The Courts may be limited in their ability to progress possession claims following the general stay introduced by Practice Direction 51Z which took effect on 27 March 2020.
Right to Rent survives the Court of Appeal
The Right to Rent Scheme requires landlords (including registered providers of social housing) to check the immigration status of tenants and potential tenants (and licensees).
New Emergency Permitted Development Rights to deal with Coronavirus
Order comes into effect to amend Permitted Development rights to allow local authorities and certain health service bodies to carry out development for dealing with emergencies.
Devonshires’ Debt Management – Advice for Businesses
Cash is King and every business needs a detailed monthly cash flow. To assist businesses the Government have initiated the following schemes.
The Coronavirus Act – Commercial Tenancies
The Coronavirus Act 2020 (the Act) came into force yesterday and it has introduced a number of measures in relation to Commercial Tenancies
The Coronavirus Act 2020
The provisions of the Coronavirus Act 2020 which relate to residential tenancies are now in force.
Managing your debt recovery
During this difficult period, prompt payments will be more important than ever to ensure businesses can continue to function, support their staff and maintain social cohesion.
Devonshires Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic
Our primary focus is to maintain operations to support our clients whilst also ensuring the wellbeing of our staff and the communities in which we live and work.