Home working – Is this a problem?
1st Mar 2021

Home working – Is this a problem?

It is common for tenancies to prohibit running a business from home. Why is this such a common prohibition and what are the issues to be aware of? Business tenancies, for shops, offices, factories etc. are created by part 2 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954. One of the key characteristics is that there is a presumption that the tenant has a right to renew the lease at the end of the fixed term. The reason is easy to see if you think of a corner shop let for a 25 year commercial lease. At the end of the ...

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