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August - a good time to reflect and prepare

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I don’t know about you but for me I often feel like the year starts in September.  It is the start of the academic year, children are going back to school, and it’s a good time to start new initiatives.

Posted by Tessa Shepperson on 19 August 2016

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How will Brexit affect landlord and tenant law?

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The decision to withdraw from the European Union will have a big impact on many aspects of British life. In this week's guest blog, Ben Gosling explores the potential impact of Brexit on landlord and tenant law in the UK.

Posted by Ben Gosling of Commercial Trust on 6 July 2016

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Free webinar: How to choose the right letting agent

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Portfolio landlord *James Davis* and *Tessa Shepperson*, Lawyer and Director of Landlord Law bring you a free webinar aimed at landlords, giving insight on what you should be looking for in a letting agent.

Posted by James Davis of Upad on 21 June 2016

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Our adjudication training project with University of Law, Guildford

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Having started in September 2014, the project between TDS and the University of Law, Guildford has now successfullly completed a second full academic year.

Posted by Sandy Bastin on 21 June 2016

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Banning Orders; the impact on tenancy deposit schemes

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The Housing and Planning Act 2016 introduces the possibility of local authorities obtaining a banning order against a landlord or agent convicted of a banning offence in England. The Secretary of State is required to issue regulations which set out the details of a “banning order offence” and these are still to be developed.   Tenancy...

Posted by Steve Harriott on 16 June 2016

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New powers for local councils to obtain tenancy deposit data

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The Housing and Planning Act which received Royal Asset last month gives new powers to local housing authorities to access data held by the tenancy deposit schemes in England.

Posted by Steve Harriott on 8 June 2016

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What is illegal eviction and how do I avoid it?

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The law protects tenants from illegal eviction. Make sure you know how and when you can evict a tenant lawfully.

Posted by Ben Gosling at Commercial Trust on 10 May 2016

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Five consumer law mistakes that could cost you money

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When I commissioned David Smith of Anthony Gold to present a workshop on Consumer Law last year, I had a sort of idea that it was an important topic. Its for that  reason that we had it filmed. However, it was not until I actually watched the film footage that I realised how deadly...

Posted by Tessa Shepperson on 23 February 2016

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Preparing for the Right to Rent Checks

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The Right to Rent checks will be upon us very soon - as they will need to be carried out by all landlords (or their agents) for new tenancies created on or after 1 February.

Posted by Tessa Shepperson on 27 January 2016

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