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What is the benefit of having a rent deposit?

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Most landlords expect some form of security from tenants who are new companies, either in the form of a personal guarantee from one or more of the directors, or by the tenant providing a rent deposit (for the landlord to use in the event of non-payment of...

Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) Update

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On 1 March 2019 the deadline for filing Stamp Duty Land Tax returns and paying SDLT will be reduced from 30 days to 14 days following completion. Buyers and tenants will therefore need to ensure that they are able to meet this tighter deadline to avoid...

Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES)

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On 1 April 2018 it became unlawful for landlords to grant new or renewal leases/tenancies of any property which has an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) with less than an “E” rating unless an exemption has been registered or the property is...

The New Telecommunications Code- The Price that Landowners Pay for a Good Signal

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Most people have at least one mobile telephone these days and understand the frustration caused by a bad or intermittent signal. To provide a signal, however, operators need enough sites for masts and equipment. With the bad publicity...