Hello Sue my name is ***** ***** I will help you with this.
What is it you want to achieve please?
I really wondered if the fact that I'm currently only 18 days outside of the due date and that the payment is for a full quarter; does this mean that until that quarter end date has come and gone I have time to sort this out?
I have just noticed that the info box on the left says you are offline. ?
No, I am on different screens so it shows me offline.
I do not quite understand when you say: I really wondered if the fact that I'm currently only 18 days outside of the due date and that the payment is for a full quarter; does this mean that until that quarter end date has come and gone I have time to sort this out?
On the original query. I advised that I am currently 18 days late with paying our rent due to cash-flow. Rent is quarterly and was due 19 March. do I legally have until the 18th June to pay the quarterly rent?
Does the clause say its due in advance?
Ok, then sadly not.
Its due on 19th March
You dont have until 19th June to pay.
Even if you are 1 day late technically you are in breach of the agreement.
ok, so are you able to tell me how long it would take if they decided to be very aggressive and evict this business? What would the procedures be?
If they wanted to can actually just come in and change the locks, for a commercial business they do not need a Court order.
If they do then you can apply to the Court for relief.
Let me just get the details
You would need to complete form N5a
The Court would list the matter and decide whether you can pay the arrears and if so give possession back to you.
But its in the Landlord's hands
They may not do anything and just shout.
Or they may try to gain access.
Its only if they gain access can you seek relief from the Court.
So its hard to what the Landlord will or won;t do
Can I clarify anything else for you today?
Sadly, it doesn't feel as if I learnt anything other than what I thought to be honest. I must have some sort of right?
Your rights are only those contained within the lease.
As I don't know what it says I have to assume to a certain extent.
In short if you are 1 day late paying rent they are entitled by law to gain access.
If they gain access you can apply for relief.
If they are threatening then you can apply to the Court for an injunction to stop them
But the lease may say whether they need a Court order to evict or are entitled to possession without a Court order.
If it is silent then they need a Court order.
Ok, thanks Alex. Will this transcript be sent to my email/
This buys you time
Once you give it a positive rating then the format changes so you can print it off
Can I clarify anything else for you about this?
What is meant by "silent"
If it does not mention it
okidoki, thanks again