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Deregulation Bill Given Royal Approval


Thursday, April 2, 2015

Deregulation Bill Receives Royal Assent The controversial Deregulation bill may have received Royal Assent but it needs a commencement order to enable the legislation to be brought into force, and the delay will allow landlords enough time to get their rental properties up to the required standards and ensure that they will be compliant with [...]


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Government Attempts To Reassure Landlords Over Superstrike


Thursday, June 26, 2014

Amendments To The Deregulation Bill Intended To Resolve Issues Arising From The Case Of Superstrike Vs Marino Rodrigues Following a great deal of lobbying by various landlord associations and mounting pressure by the UK lettings industry, the department for Communities and Local Government (CLG) has offered to make amendments to the forthcoming Deregulation Bill that [...]


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Superstrike Decision Challenged By New Ruling


Monday, June 16, 2014

New Legal Precedent Set To Level Playing Field For Landlords As Domcode Ltd v Cheihk Overturns Superstrike Decision   The consequences of the legal precedent set by the Superstrike v Rodrigues case have been debated at length by legal commentators since the Court of Appeal’s fateful decision in favour of tenants on 14th June 2013. Superstrike v Rodrigues [...]


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Landlord Details Must Be Included In Prescribed Information


Friday, July 5, 2013

Solicitors state that all landlord details should be included in Prescribed Information The information must be included, even when the rental property is fully managed by a managing agent, to avoid any possible legal problems with tenancy deposits. Linda Howard, of Shoosmiths solicitors has warned that individual judges could make different interpretations on the wording of [...]


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Landlords Lack Of Faith In Tenancy Deposit Schemes


Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Findings published online this week, reveal that UK landlords have an underwhelming lack of faith or trust in any of the Government backed tenancy deposit schemes. The results of the survey of 100 UK PRS landlords, 50 lettings and property management agents and 1000 tenants by digital inventory provider Imfuna, conducted during February this year, [...]


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Deposits the New Defence to Section 21


Wednesday, February 22, 2012

The decision in Suurpere-v-Nice (2011) confirms that the prescribed information must be complied with and if this is not done landlords could be subject to sanction when before the Courts


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