Key Updates

Renting

🇬🇧 The government will bring forward emergency legislation to protect private renters from eviction, Boris Johnson has said.

🇮🇪 The government has brought in new measures; including no evictions or rent increases during the COVID-19 emergency & an increase in the notice period for renters who have been renting for less than 6 months from 28 days to 90 days 

Testing

🇬🇧 Testing for coronavirus is to be more than doubled in England. Commercial equipment will be brought in to boost the capacity currently available in the NHS and via Public Health England.

Schools

🇬🇧 Schools are closed (apart from for vulnerable children or those with key workers as parents).

🇮🇪 Schools, pre-schools & nurseries are closed until the 29th of March.