Archive for May 2016

Do I need Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms?

In October 2015 The Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms (England) Regulations 2015 approved by Parliament came into force.  Since then there is still confusion as to exactly what these regulations require of Landlords.  The full guide is available here but we have put together some highlights below: At least one smoke alarm should be installed on every…

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25% increase in deposit disputes

The Dispute Service Annual Review of 2015 has shown a 25% increase in deposit disputes in 2015 versus 2014.  As to be expected deposit disputes over cleaning lead the way with damage a close second:                       Although cleaning deposit disputes are the most common, in…

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