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Identity theft and our safeguards…

Identity Theft Identity fraud is often described by the police as “Britain’s fastest growing crime”.  It involves the misuse of identity information to commit crime. The number of victims of identity fraud rose by 57% in 2016 according to Cifas which states: “Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn...

05 Apr
How On Line Property Services can Help You

As a result of the new legislation the government is expecting an in- crease in disputes over tenant’s deposits. The tenants have noth- ing to lose to contest any deduc- tions. In view of the heavy penalties in- volved, many landlords have de- cided that they...

05 Apr
Requirements of HMO Properties

By far the bulk of the new requirements are related to fire precautions. All doors leading onto the hall/ stairs need to be fire doors and all floors will need to have fire- extinguishers and interlinked mains-operated smoke detectors. Details of the necessary work will...

18 Feb
Tenancy Deposit Protection—Why?

Following concern from the public and consumer groups regarding difficulty in recovering their deposits at the end of the tenancy, the government intro- duced last minute additions to the Housing Bill. In their words: “Tenancy Deposit Protection has been introduced: To ensuregood practice in the deposit handling,...

04 Oct
Housing Act 2004 – How it affects you.

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