Advice & Resources
We are working hard to understand the consequences of COVID-19 for landlords, tenants, investors and developers. Here you will find a series of posts, including property advice from across the firm, answers to the most frequent questions we are being asked currently, as well as links to useful external resources.
23rd February 2021
What’s next for the workplace?
The disruption caused by the pandemic has called into question current working practices and this is rapidly changing the design, location and tenure of the workplace.
05th January 2021
2021 property deals: Top tips for occupiers on how to get your deal done
Throughout the pandemic we have been completing property acquisitions for a variety of businesses seeking new premises, from offices and warehouses, to helicopter storage hangars.
26th November 2020
COVID-19 causes volatility in property valuations for company accounts
The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting recession had a significant impact on the property market in 2020 – one which will continue to be felt for some time.
24th November 2020
Learning from the pandemic: What are the positives for landlords?
It has been an incredibly difficult year for landlords, many of whom have been unable to collect rent from tenants struggling amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
09th November 2020
Housing Need Changes – what councils and developers need to know
In October, a consultation released alongside the Planning White Paper, discussing changes to the current planning system, closed.
03rd November 2020
Business rates, COVID-19 and why it’s good to talk
One of our core values here at Vail Williams is that we listen to our clients. We care about what is happening to them and what the future holds. Our advice and the way we operate as a business reflects this.
Timeline of events
17th April 2020
Government furlough scheme extended by 1 month
16th April 2020
Government confirmed lockdown restrictions to continue for "at least" another three weeks
25th March 2020
Parliament shuts temporarily
23rd March 2020
Prime Minister introduces three measures as part of “stay at home, stay safe” campaign
19th March 2020
UK schools close
19th March 2020
Bank of England cuts interest rates to 0.1%
11th March 2020
Bank of England cuts interest rates to 0.25%
Blogs & Insight
Reading: A land of industrial opportunity
01st March 2021
Throughout 2020, we witnessed a continued rise in demand for industrial space in Reading, driven by the impact of the pandemic and Brexit.
Return to the office on the horizon, but are you ready?
24th February 2021
Further to the announcement regarding the gradual, phased approach to the easing of national lockdown measures in the UK, one of the first questions we were asked by clients was, ‘when can we return to the office?’.
COVID-19: A time to reflect on property asset management
15th January 2021
It has been a rather busy year for the property asset manager helping landlords plan the safe return for their occupiers. We spoke with Matt Clarke on the effects of COVID-19 and what has been learned.
As trusted advisers, we are here to support you during these unprecedented times, to help you navigate business decisions with a holistic and commercial approach to the challenges and opportunities you currently face.
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