News & Events
In the UK, landlords are able to save tax by sharing the Personal Allowance of their lower-earning spouse. This way, they can maximise the total household’s take-home pay without falling foul of the...
The ban on bailiff evictions is now over! Of course, the courts will continue to prioritise the most serious cases, such as those involving fraud or anti-social behaviour. With many evictions still...
The government has finally announced the private rental sector exit plan out of the lockdown restriction. Notice Periods As part of a phased approach, those notice periods which are currently...
The Debt Respite Scheme (Breathing Space Moratorium and Mental Health Crisis Moratorium) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020 (the ‘Regulations’) are now in force. They give someone in problem debt legal protections from their creditors.
Now that we have a roadmap out of national lockdown, the Government “should set out how it intends for the sector to transition out of the pandemic… to publish a proper exit plan for the private rented sector from national and local restrictions” says the Housing Communities and Local Government Committee*.
The Domestic Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard (MEES) Regulations set a minimum energy efficiency level for domestic private rented properties.
On 1st April 2021, the soft-landing period for eligible businesses over the VAT threshold to comply with Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT will come to an end. Anyone currently following the rules of MTD for VAT will need to make sure that the software they use is able to send information directly to HMRC going forward.
How much should I insure my property for? This is a question often asked of the team at Vista Insurance Brokers, and, whilst they cannot provide specific advice on how much you should insure your property for, they have given us some useful information to share with our members.
The ban is an extension of the stay on bailiff eviction that has been repeated several times during the Covid pandemic and was due to expire on March 31st.
The Housing Act 2004 gives Councils the power to introduce the licencing of private rented homes, in an area which meets certain criteria. This is called Selective Licencing.
Our office on New Hall Lane, Bolton is staffed by our friendly and experienced team; Nicola and Amy are available to answer all of your questions, provide help and advise on legal procedures and communicate all relevant information to our members. We look forward to hearing from you soon.