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Scottish Energy Efficiency PRS Regulations now approved

26 February 2020

Ministers have approved The Energy Efficiency (Private Rented Property) (Scotland) Regulations 2019 which will come into force on 1 April 2020 and will prescribe a minimum level of energy efficiency from 1 October 2020 for homes in the Scottish Private Rented Sector (PRS). Read More...

More tenants than ever seek housing as rental stock dwindles

25 February 2020

ARLA Propertymark’s Private Rented Sector (PRS) report shows that the demand for rental accommodation has reached a record high in January, with an average of 88 prospective tenants registered per member branch. Read More...

Guidance on workplace safety

Tuesday 04 February 2020

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has issued guidance on the Brexit transition period until 31 December 2020, while negotiations with the EU take place about the future relationship.

During this transition period your duty to manage risk well and proportionately does not change, and the law concerning these obligations remains the same. 

The HSE’s Health and Safety Made Simple guide provides useful information to help you manage the risks in your business in a proportionate way. This includes:

  • Choosing who to manage health and safety in your business
  • How to prepare a health and safety policy, and risk assessments
  • How to choose insurance
  • Reporting accidents and illness
  • Information and training

The HSE has full guidance and resources explaining what your health and safety obligations on their website. 

HSE Guidance 

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