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Persons with Significant Control - In The Know

Elliot Varnam
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Are you aware of what constitutes having significant control in a company? Many companies are not aware of the requirement to register a person with significant control ( PSC ) or how it identifies a PSC. In this blog I look into how a person is deemed to...

Right to Rent Checks

Andrew Morley
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Landlords today face a bewildering array of regulations. Many are centred around tenant safety and might be thought matters of common sense or good practice, but any breach could lead variously to a fine, compensation claim, a Prohibition Notice requiring...

Top 5: FAQs on deeds and documents

Elliot Varnam
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So you have just spent many weeks (or even months) negotiating and drafting terms to your documents, and the time has finally come when these documents need to be signed – now what? How you sign these documents is important because if they are not...

Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Act 2018 receives royal assent

Danielle Lister
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New legislation designed to allow time off from work for employees who have lost a child has recently received royal assent. The new  Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Act 2018  provides a right to two weeks off work for an employee who has...

Spotlight on Regulations for Residential Landlords - Legionella

Andrew Morley
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Landlords today face a bewildering array of regulations. Many are centred around tenant safety and might be thought matters of common sense or good practice, but any breach could lead variously to a fine, compensation claim, a Prohibition Notice requiring...

Selective Licensing and the Buy to Let Market: Landlords Take Note!

Laura  Wilcox
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The Housing Act 2004 permits councils to enforce selective licensing schemes which aim to improve living standards for tenants in privately rented properties within designated areas. For selective licensing to be introduced, a designated area will need to...

VIAGOGO MAKES CHANGES TO TICKETING WEBSITE

Elliot Varnam
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Fraught with controversy secondary ticketing site, viagogo, seems to be finally making amends following the latest development coming from the Advertising Standards Authority (‘ASA’). What is all of the drama about? Back in March 2018, the...

Spotlight on Regulations for Residential Landlords - The How to Rent Guide

Andrew Morley
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Landlords today face a bewildering array of regulations. Many are centred around tenant safety and might be thought matters of common sense or good practice, but any breach could lead variously to a fine, compensation claim, a Prohibition Notice requiring...

Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO) licences

Katherine Bunting
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Landlords are reminded that the deadline of 1 October 2018 is getting close for applications for House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) licences. Under new Government rules landlords and letting agents have to apply for an HMO licence for most properties in...

WHAT TO EXPECT AT YOUR FIRST MEETING WITH A FINANCIAL ADVISER AT CHATTERTONS WEALTH MANAGEMENT

Hannah Rogers
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Your first meeting will be free of charge. We will tell you the regulatory information and also tell you about our background in financial services. We will go through what is called a fact find. This is a gathering exercise to establish your income,...