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Flexible working requests

Shola Khan
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With the end of the furlough scheme, there is no doubt that people might be re-thinking their working arrangements, whether that be working from home or a hybrid between working from home and in the office. Please note that this note does not cover...

When to use e-signatures

Sarah Whitehurst
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With the Government guidance on social distancing still very much in play, electronic signatures (e-signatures) are being considered more and more by practitioners and clients alike in order to avoid, where possible, meeting or attending on others in person...

Government announces plans for no-fault evictions to be scrapped in England

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By Kelly Willows and Michelle Moore The Government has announced plans on to scrap Section 21 notices in order to protect tenants from unethical landlords and to give them more long-term security. What is the current law? Landlords in England can...

New legislation to restrict landlords' ability to request large deposits

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On 12 February, the Tenant Fees Bill 2017-2019 received royal assent and became the Tenant Fees Act 2019 . This legislation, when it comes into force on 1 June 2019, will apply to tenants and prospective tenants of Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreements and...

Timely service of Gas Safety Certificates essential for new ASTs

Sarah Whitehurst
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Since the introduction of new legislation and regulations in respect of Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreements (ASTs) in England as of 1 October 2015, landlords have had to comply with a series of prescribed requirements which must be satisfied at the...