Commercial tenants who cannot pay their rent because of coronavirus will be protected from eviction. No business will be forced out of their premises if they miss a payment in the next 3 months.
The government is actively monitoring the impact on commercial landlord’s cash flow as commercial tenants will still be liable for rent after this period.
Protection of UK high street from aggressive rent collection and closure
The government will introduce temporary new meaures to safeguard the UK high street against aggressive debt recovery actions during the coronavirus pandemic. The government has also temporatiry banned the use of statutory demands, where a company cannot pay its bills due to coronavirys. This is to help ensure companies do not fall into deeper financial strain