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MEES Regulations: Landlords, are you ready for 1st April 2020?

12/02/20

Landlords; are you ready for 1st April 2020?

The Energy Efficiency (Private Rented Property) (England and Wales) Regulations 2015 (“MEES Regulations 2020”), place EPC obligations on landlords. The MEES Regulations 2020 require landlords to make energy efficiency improvements to a sub-standard domestic property currently being let.

A sub-standard property is a property...

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The Cranston Review – what it means for you if you were affected by the HBOS Reading scandal.

30/01/20

A further review of the Lloyds Bank Reading Fraud compensation scheme has been undertaken by Sir Ross Cranston, a former High Court ...

Lauren BaberSolicitor

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CCTV Cameras in the Workplace: Employee Rights vs. Business Interests

03/02/20

All small business owners are concerned about protecting their stock or supplies and many have limited resources with which to do this. ...

Rosie EvansSolicitor

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Mental Health and Wellbeing in the Legal Profession

21/01/20

The legal profession is ranked as one of the top 3 most stressful occupations in the UK according to a survey conducted ...

Katy SandelAssociate

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Landlords; don’t leave your tenants in the cold!

28/01/20

A Landlord who failed to repair the heating system, damp of a house and fire proofing has been ordered to pay £18,000. ...

Rhoda HoneySolicitor

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Data Subject Access Requests – Important Changes to Time Limits

29/01/20

Since the arrival of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), we have advised a number of Clients who have received data subject ...

Rory WakelingAssociate

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Changes to Employment Law in 2020

03/02/20

Following the General Election in December 2019 the Government has been busy putting into place plans set out in their manifesto. The ...

Rosie EvansSolicitor

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Ethical Veganism and the Scope of Protected Characteristics

03/02/20

As an employer making decisions about your business which could impact on your employees, you need to consider whether what you are ...

Rosie EvansSolicitor

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Smoking Policy

How a policy on holiday entitlement could leave smokers fuming….

17/01/20

An employer’s decision to “reward” non-smoking staff with extra holiday has made its way to the headlines in the last week. It’s ...

Jayme NicholsonPartner and Head of Employment

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Electrical safety

Landlords; are you prepared for the Electrical Safety Regulations?

21/01/20

Landlord; electrical safety regulations. The Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations 2020 (“The Regulations”)  have been laid before ...

Rhoda HoneySolicitor

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Divorce and Family

Divorce Advice – Kitsons

13/12/19

Splitting up or getting divorced can be one of the most emotionally difficult and stressful events a family can go through. It’s ...

Tony HuntPartner and Head of Family

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