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Tenant Fees Bill reaches the House of Lords

Monday 17 September 2018

The controversial Bill that will ban most charges set by landlords and letting agents to tenants in England has started its journey through the upper chamber. Read More...


Section 21: Changes in England from October

Monday 17 September 2018

The Deregulation Act 2015 made changes to prevent ‘retaliatory evictions’ and all new tenancies starting on or after 1 October 2015 had to adhere to new guidelines as to when and how a landlord can serve a Section 21 notice. Read More...




Time is running out to register in Scotland

Monday 17 September 2018

By 1 October, Scottish letting agents must ensure that they have joined the Register of Letting Agents, or they’ll be breaking the law. Read More...


Be prepared for HMO changes in England

Friday 14 September 2018

In England on 1 October, the criteria for what kind of House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) needs a mandatory licence is being extended and agents will need to ensure they’re keeping landlords up to date with the incoming change in legislation and making sure that applicable properties are licensed. Read More...




Rugg Review outlines further challenges for policy makers

Thursday 13 September 2018

Ten years on from Julie Rugg’s first review into England’s private rented sector in 2008 her second comprehensive study The Evolving Private Rented Sector: Its Contribution and Potential was launched on 10 September 2018 with support from the Nationwide Foundation. Read More...


Defending liability claims

Thursday 13 September 2018

Good health and safety can be a vital tool to help your organisation comply with legislation and reduce accidents and incidents which could cost you time and money. Liability allegations may lead to claims where there is a perceived negligence on the part of your organisation. Here, our insurance broking partner, Gallagher, look at key components of a risk management strategy to defend liability claims. Read More...


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