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Ban on evictions extended by another 4 weeks

21 Aug 2020

The Governments ban of evictions was due to be lifted on the 23 August 2020 after 5 long months, but at the 11th hour on Friday afternoon, Housing Secretary, Robert Jenrick, announced a further extension of the ban by another 4 weeks until the 20 September 2020. Mr Jenrick is also taking the…

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New Regulations place further obligations on Private Landlords

30 Jun 2020

Private landlords have certain obligations at the outset of a new tenancy to ensure that the property they are letting out meets certain safety requirements. Electrical safety checks have not formed part of these obligations until more recently, when the government announced the introduction of the…

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Covid-19 Update

18 Mar 2020

At Forbes Solicitors, we are keen to reassure clients that we have robust business continuity measures in place to protect and maintain service levels so we can continue to support our clients. The health and welfare of our colleagues and clients is paramount. We will continue to monitor the most…

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Do I need an electrical safety check on my property as a landlord?

29 Jan 2020

Upon entering into a tenancy agreement, there are certain requirements with which a private landlord must comply. However, the provision of an electrical safety certificate has fallen outside of these requirements, until now. What is an electrical safety certificate? The Electrical Safety…

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