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My wife has been running a 'Flea Market' as a business, in

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My wife has been running a 'Flea Market' as a business, in a venue ( Ludlow College, now taken over by Hereford College) for over 8 years. This year, around August/September, she heard, via the grapevine, that the person responsible for managing the renting out of the premises would not be continuing to do so for such purposes. No official notice/warning was given to her. When she contacted Hereford College it was confirmed that this was, indeed, the case. She was told that there was no official contract so she had no case. She has still not received any official notice. A friend of ours who has connections with the legal profession has told her that she has probably got a case, as she has been running a viable business there for' a reasonable length of time' , her own livelihood is severely affected by the termination, and that she did in fact have a 'de facto' agreement by which the college were continuing to take her rent throughout this period and did not give her any notice. It has also had quite a damaging affect on a number of other dealers who had regular stalls there.Regards, ***** *****
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.
Alex Watts :

Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you with this.

Alex Watts :

Does she have any form of written contract or lease with the Landlord please?

JACUSTOMER-pkl4j8y6- :

no

JACUSTOMER-pkl4j8y6- :

Any further advice please.?

Alex Watts :

Just to confirm she is not employed she just rents the place for use as a flea market

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