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Upcoming changes to HMO regulation

Upcoming changes to HMO regulation

Draft Licensing of Houses in Multiple Occupation (Mandatory Conditions of Licences) (England) Regulations 2018 published New regulations relating to licensing of Houses in Multiple Occupation (‘HMOs’) will come into force on 1 October 2018. The Licensing of Houses in Multiple Occupation (Prescribed Description) (England) Order 2018 (the Order) This Order changes the definition of an [...]
Company in liquidation cannot commence adjudication claiming further sums are due

Company in liquidation cannot commence adjudication claiming further sums are due

In Michael J Lonsdale (Electrical) Ltd v Bresco Electrical Services Ltd [2018] EWHC 2043 (TCC), Fraser J in the Technology and Construction Court (TCC) decided that the right to adjudicate does not trump the Insolvency Rules. It is a significant ruling for the construction sector and insolvency practitioners. Fraser J in the TCC has held [...]

The how to rent booklet has been updated

The How To Rent Booklet – Update January 2018 The How to Rent Booklet was updated by the Government yesterday, and the version which should now be sent is dated January 2018. This is the version which should now be used moving forward:- https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/674299/How_to_Rent_Jan_18.pdf We have previously blogged about the How to Rent Booklet here:- […]