Thursday October 29, 2020

Varadkar to ask landlords to give restrictions-hit businesses a break

New code of conduct for commercial landlords will ask them to consider measures such as waiving some or all of the rent for a limited time

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

@obraonain
27th September, 2020
Leo Varadkar, the Tánaiste and Minister for Business, is due to launch a new code of conduct for commercial landlords this week to urge them to give businesses a break during the Covid-19 pandemic

Commercial landlords are going to be asked to give rent breaks to businesses hit by Covid-19 restrictions under a new voluntary code of conduct.

The reduction in footfall in city centres has hit retailers, while restaurants in Dublin and Donegal have had their takings devastated by the level 3 restrictions.

Leo Varadkar, the Tánaiste and Minister for Business, is due to launch a new code of conduct for commercial landlords this week to urge them to...

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