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Why are private landlords playing Russian Roulette with their rent? …

19 January, 20180 Comments
Question: Do you think your hard working tenants (even with the best referencing in the world), who have paid the rent on time for years, are safe?… If so, then please think again !! We say this because over the last 10 years the UK has seen a surge in larger companies going bust, announcing
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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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Last chance to respond to Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm Regulations Consultation

08 January, 20180 Comments
Private rental sector landlords still have one more day to respond to this consultation, which closes tomorrow (9th Jan, 2018 at 11:45pm). Introduced on 1st October 2015, the Government’s Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm (England) Regulations were updated to protect private tenants from death or injury caused by smoke and carbon monoxide poisoning in the
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£926k worth of tenancy deposits stolen in 2017

02 January, 20180 Comments
Fresh analysis from the industry reveals that rogue letting agents were convicted of stealing just over £926,000 worth of tenancy deposits last year. Deposit-free renting firm Dlighted, who keep a running total of the cash value of deposits criminal letting agents have been convicted of stealing, reports that by the of the final quarter of
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Mayor of London Launches Database to ‘Name and Shame’ Rogue Landlords

22 December, 20170 Comments
This week the Mayor of London has launched his Rogue Landlord & Agent Checker – London’s first online ‘name and shame’ database to help crack down on unscrupulous landlords and agents in the Capital. The database, published here on the City Hall website, is aimed at giving Londoners greater confidence in renting a home by allowing
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Private landlords call for help reclaiming Universal Credit rent arrears

05 December, 20170 Comments
Landlords are calling on the Government to create a mechanism for them to reclaim any rent arrears built up by Universal Credit (UC) claimants who move out of their property. Research by the Residential Landlords Association’s (RLA) has revealed 36% of private landlords have more confidence to rent to tenants on UC as a result
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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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