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Hello my name is ***** ***** I can help with this matter.
Technically there is a "contract" in place. However, as there is no provision for a notice then you should be able to give them the time until the new person moves in without any repercussions. Despite what people think there is ALWAYS a contract but she wouldn't be able to make a claim for loss of earnings as there is no notice provision in place. Even if there was, it would be minimal and the cost of pursuing the matter would well outweigh the restitution she would receive as a result. So my advice would be to deal with this matter as professionally as you see fit and you will be able to avoid any such claims. She cannot claim to lose 3 months of business when there was not a contract to say that you have to give her 3 months notice. I hope that makes sense.
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was she your employee or just renting from you. The existing (non signed) contract changes things slightly.
Ok thank you, ***** ***** is the "reason" you are not allowing her to stay on and giving the space to someone else?