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More new regulations!

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Without a doubt, over the years some landlords have mistreated their tenants, says Frances Burkinshaw, which has had the effect of beginning to spoil business for the good landlords.

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Regulation & Law

Holiday Lets and the Law

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The use of the term ‘Holiday Let’ is often misused and is bandied about as a heading for a ‘Short Let’ – but this could prove very dangerous in certain circumstances as…

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Regulation & Law

Summed up: letting industry legal changes

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The Government chose April Fools’ Day to announce stricter regulations for letting and managing agents – but, says Jeremy Leaf, it’s being taken very seriously.

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Regulation & Law

Lock up your data!

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The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is imminent – the new regulations come into force on 25th May. Workshops are filling up, consultants’ diaries are blocked out, yet, says, Andrea Kirkby, some…

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Regulation & Law

Restrictive covenants

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We need and want more new homes, but, says Kate Turnham, restrictive covenants can delay or even block development – and dealing with them can be expensive.

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GDPR: Just shred it?

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2018’s big concern is a data breach, but, says Mark Harper, having a policy for shredding both paper and digital data, will decrease the risk of non-compliance with GDPR.

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