Beacon Enforcement Service
Commercial arrears rent recovery
We are the Southwests only independant enforcement service specialising in the Commercial Arrears rent recovery,we respond with a fast service and at no cost to the Landlord.We are Certificated Enforcement Agents(formaly Certificated Bailiffs) and are regulated and certificated by Minstry of Justice.
We operate under the Tribunals ,Courts and Enforcement Act 2007 which was brought in effect in April 2014 and which replaced distress for rent, using section 72 which allows a commercial landlord to use Schedule 12 ( taking control of goods) which enables to recover rent payable from the tenant, without needing to attend a court.
Only Applies to the rent, interest and vat payable under Lease
The rent arrears must be at least 7 day of rent.
Only for commercial premises, if for example a pub has seperate staff flat, then the flat must be on a separete lease and a separate entrance, then CRAR can be used.
The Landlord if they wish to use CRAR, he has to give the tenant 7 Days ‘ notice of enforcement Agent after the rent becomes over due.
Under CRAR, We (Certificated Enforcement Agents formaly Cerificated Bailiff)are the only people permitted to seize goods belonging to the tenant to recover rent arrears.
We can enter using open or unlocked door and loading Bay, between 06:00 and 21.00 or the tenant’s normal working hours(ie Nightclub opens between 10pm to 3am)
Tools of the trade used by sole traders will be exemptup to a value of £1,350.