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Categories: Legal

Guidance for Landlords and Tenants during the Coronavirus Pandemic

Posted: 29th March 2020
Categories: Legal

With the coronavirus outbreak and the country on lockdown it is a very stressful time for everyone. We are trying to keep up to speed with all the latest Government announcements, which seem to be changing every day. We realise that people are worried about their finances so we have found all the latest information that may help you.

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Electrical Safety Standards

Posted: 20th January 2020
Categories: Legal

​The Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations 2020 will apply to all new tenancies from 1st July 2020 and to existing tenancies from 1st April 2021.

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General Election 2019

Posted: 26th November 2019
Categories: Legal

With the general election looming we have put together a quick summary of what the three main parties are proposing that may affect landlords and tenants.

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A Ban on Letting Fees

Posted: 11th January 2018
Categories: Legal

On 1st November 2017 the Government announced a draft bill to ban letting fees for tenants. The proposed new laws will mean tenants can only be asked to pay their rent and an up-front deposit.

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New EPC Legislation

Posted: 11th January 2018
Categories: Legal

From 1st April 2018 the new Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) comes into force. This will prohibit the granting of new tenancies (or renewing/extending existing tenancies) for properties with an EPC rating of F or G. The Government has further stated that from 1st April 2020, this restriction is extended to cover all existing tenancies for properties in scope of the regulations.

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