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Crackdown on bailiffs using aggressive tactics

07 April, 20140 Comments
Changes to the way bailiffs can enforce debt repayments came into force last night in England and Wales. With bailiffs estimated to collect around 4 million debts per year in the UK, by law they are now prevented from: Entering homes when only children are present, Taking household essentials (washing machines, etc), Adding excessive charges
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Limiting the risks for you and your tenants with preventative pest control

04 September, 20130 Comments
Landlords have a responsibility to keep the premises they are letting out well maintained and habitable. When it comes to pest control, however, deciding who is responsible can sometimes be a grey area. If you can prove that the tenant caused an infestation as a result of poor cleaning practices, they can be asked to
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Housing crisis ‘major barrier’ to women leaving prostitution

09 November, 20120 Comments
A three-year study has found that homelessness and housing problems are two of the most common barriers that stop women leaving prostitution. Vulnerable women’s charity Eaves for Women and London South Bank University (LSBU) concluded from 114 in-depth interviews with current or former female prostitutes in England that more housing support is needed, including safe
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