Oxford suffers an acute shortage of housing with family dwellings frequently being converted into shared rented properties. This shortage of housing has over time, led to an increase in shared rented properties as a cheaper way for people to both live and work in...
5 Critical things HMO Landlords must do to avoid prosecution and losing profits from their property business
As a landlord, you need to make sure that any properties you let out are safe and habitable places for your tenants and there are several rules that you need to abide by before letting your property out. However, if you decide to become the landlord of an HMO property...
What happens when a Council receives reports of an Unlicensed HMO and breaches of Housing Legislation including Landlord and Tenant Law issues.
They will investigate to establish the facts and gather evidence of offences that have been committed. In most cases they will give 24 hours' prior notice of inspections. However, if they suspect an offence is being committed relating to HMO legislation, they...
After the £80K fine dished out to a paint Manufacturer after a worker suffered burns, here are five tips to help prevent fires and explosions
A major food chain were recently fined a total of £105,000 for breach of Food Hygiene regulations
New sentencing guidelines for health and safety offences ensure that companies are made to suffer more financially for health and safety breaches. Are your guidelines secure?