The situation with bailiffs is extremely clear.
You can refuse them entry but once they have
entered, they are actually entitled to break in if you refuse them entry the
They can climb in through an open window or an
open back door and once they are in, they can then break internal doors and
locks and cupboards and drawers.
If you refuse entry to Bailiff and they cause a
problem and insist that they can come in, call the police because they cannot.
The difficulty you face is that this is a public
house and the only way you can refuse bailiffs entry is to keep the doors
closed which might not be particularly practical from a business point of view.
Once the bailiffs are a (because the door is
open) you cannot ask them to leave because they have the right to be there and
take goods to sell to recover whatever money is owed.
All you can do is try to negotiate with the
Bailiff may or may not be possible or practical. The bailiff will usually be
satisfied if you give them at least a large chunk of money when they visit and
make an offer to pay the rest over a short period of time, days or weeks, not
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