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Recent legislation that is relevant to landlords.

UK Interest Rate History – dramatic 300 year Base Rate graph

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Interest Rate Graph Under the recent impact of the global financial crisis, the UK base interest rate fell to its lowest level for over 300 years. This is due partly due to the economy being depressed low interest rates help stimulate the economy. The Ukraine war, high energy prices and the rapid increase in inflation in the UK and worldwide …

What landlords need to know about GDPR? | 2022


What is GDPR, and does it apply to landlords? GDPR stands for “General Data Protection Regulation”. Landlords need to be aware of the data protection legislation and familiarise themselves with the GDPR legal requirements. Some private landlords who may have just one property wrongly think they need to comply with the privacy protection law. They should read this blog or …

What Is an HMO Property?


If you are a landlord looking to take on an HMO or a tenant moving into one, this bog may help you. What is an HMO property? What is an HMO property? is a common question many new investors ask. So, let us explore its meaning to its full extend so you have a better understanding. It is important to …

Debt respite Scheme: Tenant breathing space legislation guide for landlord


What is Breathing Space? We explore various types of breathing spaces, the legal protection for debtors, and creditor action options. For all parties concerned, if a debt solution can be reached with the aid of a debt advice provider, this will be a much and cheaper route for most landlords. Protection Standard Breathing Space The standard breathing space can affect …

Government extends moratorium on commercial property evictions to March 2022

Government extends moratorium on commercial property evictions to March 2022 1

  Commercial Property Eviction Ban Some more unwelcome news for commercial landlords. The UK government has announced Commercial landlords will be unable to evict their tenants for unpaid rent for another nine months.   This is time some landlords don’t have as creditor’s mainly lenders lean on them to repay the mortgage arrears.   Some commercial landlords are already nursing …

New Mandatory Electrical Safety legislation for landlords comes in on (England) from July 1st 2020

Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations

Which rented properties do the Electrical Safety Regulations apply to? Under the new regulations, which came into force on June 1st, 2020, they apply to new tenancies from July 1st, 2020, and existing tenancies from April 1st, 2021. The relevant date for determining when the new requirements apply is the date on which the new tenancy is granted. A new …

Deposit Prescribed Information Signed by Agents or Companies


Ali v Manaquel Company Limited, County Court at Central London (HHJ Hand QC), 15th April 2016 (Unreported). This was an appeal of a possession order made against Mr Bali at Lambeth County Court. Mr Bali was the assured shorthold tenant of Manaquel Company Limited. A tenancy deposit was paid by Mr Bali to Manaquel and the tenancy deposit was protected …

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