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Find out when temporary relaxations will end

During the pandemic, the government has temporarily relaxed rules for businesses in a number of areas, including:

  • a ban on eviction for businesses who cannot pay their rent
  • allowing workers to carry over leave
  • allowing pubs and restaurants to operate as takeaways without planning permission
  • allowing businesses temporary use of land without planning permission
  • making applying for a pavement licence faster and cheaper

A full list of rules that have been relaxed and when they will come to an end is available on the government website.

Rules that have been relaxed during the pandemic




Paul Appleby
Author: Paul Appleby