Businesses which have been closed for months were finally reopening their doors this week as the latest release of lockdown restrictions came into place on 12 April.
Despite the ravages of Covid-19, last year was a record year for property prices, with the average price increasing by more than £16,000 compared to the previous year, according to new government data.
The Government has confirmed that the commercial property evictions ban has been extended by a further three months, to 30 June 2021.
House price growth was at 5.2 per cent in February 2021 according to the latest figures from Halifax, down slightly from 5.4 per cent in January.
Rent arrears in the commercial property sector could reach £7 billion by June 2021, according to the latest research, with the coronavirus pandemic having a significant effect on businesses.