Compensation for Disrepair

If you are renting a property from a private landlord or a registered social landlord, your landlord has a duty to ensure your home is kept in good condition, particularly in relation to the structure and exterior of your home, water pipes, toilets, sinks, baths and showers, services including gas and electricity and to ensure Read More …

Biz Tip #8: Premises

A fancy office is no fast track to success and you should think long and hard before wasting valuable start-up funds on leasing expensive premises. Serviced or “virtual” offices can be just as effective, with lower costs, month-to-month contracts and no or low break fees and depending on your business, your own home may be Read More …

Unsafe Gas Appliances

A landlord has been fined after gas appliances in the property he rented out were found to be dangerously defective. The landlord was found to have risked the lives of his tenants by failing to properly look after the appliances. He pleaded guilty after the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) showed that he failed to Read More …