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BTL Fire Risk, EPC & Legionella CPD Course 2018

18 January, 20180 Comments
The National Landlords Code of Excellence (NLCE) are pleased to announce that they will be re-running the CPD course they held back in September, for those who couldn’t make it. Although not about private landlords, the Grenfell Tower tragedy was a poignant lesson for us all. Therefore our speakers from North Somerset Council & Avon Fire & Rescue Service will be
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HMRC supporting landlords with their Self Assessment tax returns

04 December, 20170 Comments
Leading up to 31 January 2018, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) are providing a variety of digital products to help you complete your 2016-17 Self Assessment tax returns. These include: Live webinars on completing the online Self Assessment return including the Income from Property pages. Book here (click) A webinar providing information for individuals who
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Autumn Budget 2017 | Items of interest for Private Landlords

23 November, 20170 Comments
Housing – Stamp duty abolished for first-time buyers on homes up to £300,000 – estimated 80% of first time buyers to benefit. – For first time buyers in London there will be no stamp duty on the first £300,000 of the purchase price. Longer tenancies – The government will consult on the barriers to landlords
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Self-Assessment 2018 and Income from property – the basics

21 November, 20170 Comments
Are you a new landlord or landlord who just needs a refresher? If so, HMRC has the online help and support you need. If you need help with Self Assessment, the following webinar is available to help you complete your income from property return. Online tax return for income from property  Tu‌esd‌ay 5 De‌ce‌mb‌er – 2p‌m to
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Update from HMRC – Tax support for landlords

03 November, 20170 Comments
Are you a new landlord, or a landlord who just needs a refresher? If so, HMRC has the online help and support you need. These live webinars will provide an overview on the tax treatment of income and expenses for renting out UK property, furnished holiday lettings and the rent a room scheme. Join from
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Fridge and freezer safety advice for landlords from Which.co.uk

21 September, 20170 Comments
Consumer group Which? are calling on manufacturers to reject inadequate current safety standards and immediately stop making non-flame retardant plastic-backed fridges, freezers and fridge freezers. Following a recent review of cold appliance safety, Which? have written to manufacturers this week urging them to stop using these backings, as they could create a fire risk in people’s homes
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Digital support from HMRC | Income from property for individuals

19 September, 20170 Comments
For new and prospective landlords, this live, interactive webinar explains the different types of income from property, allowable expenses and a landlord’s responsibilities to HMRC. Join from a computer, tablet or smartphone and use the on screen text box to ask questions. Th‌ur‌sd‌ay 5 Oc‌to‌be‌r – 1‌0a‌m to 1‌1a‌m     Mo‌nd‌ay 1‌6 Oc‌to‌be‌r – 2p‌m to
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Landlords Need Knot Fear Japanese Knotweed

19 September, 20170 Comments
One of the most pressing and demanding issues for any landlord is proper maintenance of their properties, so that tenants are satisfied, and they are in compliance with responsibilities and existing legislation. Keeping the inside in top shape is one thing, but garden areas present a particular problem, and especially when faced with the peculiar
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Landlord numbers down but portfolio sizes up?

12 September, 20170 Comments
According to new data, the number of landlords has fallen over the past two years despite a rise in supply of homes available to rent – meaning that the typical buy to let investor now has a larger portfolio than ever before. Research from Estate Agents Countrywide estimates that the number of UK landlords peaked
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