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Monthly Archives: September, 2018

Charity Trustees' Conflicts of Interest

Trustees’ Legal DutiesThe role of a trustee of any charity (“trustee”) is an honorary one, i.e. it is unpaid, and it is often supposed that trustees therefore have few or no legal duties. This is far from the actual position.All trustees have numerous legal duties, as outlined in our Guidance Note on Charity Trustees’ Duties, Re ... Continue reading

HMO Reforms From 1 October 2018

New rules relating to houses in multiple occupation (HMOs) apply from 1 October 2018. The key reform is the extension of mandatory licensing of HMOs. There are also new provisions regarding minimum room sizes and the management of household waste. Criminal and civil penalties can be imposed for non-compliance.Extension of Mandat ... Continue reading

Reminder to Landlords and Agents - Section 21 Reforms Apply to All ASTs in England from 1 October 2018

On 1 October 2015 a prescribed form of Section 21 Notice was introduced for properties in England. Initially, use of the prescribed form was mandatory only for tenancies granted on or after 1 October 2015. From 1 October 2018, the prescribed form must be used to terminate all assured shorthold tenancies, regardless of when they ... Continue reading

Sign Here Please - Electronic Signatures and the Law

Whether your signature is an example of elegant calligraphy or of the scruffiest scribble, you have probably ‘signed here’ more times than you care to count. The 1677 Statute of Frauds required certain documents to be in writing and signed. This provision is still in force today.But what of the documents being signed? Predicatio ... Continue reading

Call for Evidence on Energy Performance Certificates

The government has published a Call for Evidence on Energy Performance Certificates for Buildings. Landlords, tenants and agents of both domestic and non-domestic properties are all encouraged to respond.The government foresees an expanding role for Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) as part of its drive to reduce building e ... Continue reading

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