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New Report on the Licensing Act 2003

By Edward Smith on

The House of Lords Select Committee on the Licensing Act 2003 has this month published a report of Post-Legislative Scrutiny in respect of the Licensing Act.  The Report’s findings The Report concludes that the Government originally made a substantial error in placing the responsibility for licensing with Local Authorities and Licensing Committees.   It explains that the… Read More

Residential landlords – One year to improve the energy efficiency of your property

By Louise Burgess on

If you are a residential landlord, it is important that you are up to date with the energy performance requirements. From 1 April 2018, the Energy Efficiency Regulations 2015 will require rented properties to have a minimum energy performance rating of E on an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC). Non-compliance could lead to a fine of up… Read More