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Rent freeze & eviction ban update

Following a meeting today with the Scottish Government we are able to provide some details on how the government expects the eviction ban and rent freeze, which were announced by the First Minister on 6 September, to operate. Some details are still to be finalised and...

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Emergency mini-budget summary

The “Emergency Mini-Budget” on Friday 23 September 2022 was anything but mini, with a number of radical announcements delivered by the new Chancellor, Kwasi Kwarteng. What the main announcements mean for you & your business, have been summarised for us by EQ...

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SAL in the media

Following the announcement on 6 September of a rent increase freeze and eviction ban, SAL chief executive John Blackwood has hit the studios and taken many interview calls to represent member views. His comments have been widely featured across the media. Catch up via...

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Eviction ban and rent increase freeze – update

Since the First Minister’s announcement last week of a freeze on rent increases and a ban on evictions, we have been inundated with queries from members on how these policies will work in practice. Draft legislation is not expected to be published for another few...

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