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1 October 2018 0 Comments Posted in Uncategorized

Don’t ignore new HMO licensing rules – Unlimited fines for non-compliance

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New legislation came into effect on the 1st October 2018 which will impact over 170,000 landlords. The legislation widens the definition of large HMOs and is designed to limit overcrowding in house shares. Non-compliance can result in unlimited penalties and therefore it is vital that landlords are aware of whether these changes are relevant to their properties.

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17 May 2018 0 Comments Posted in Family, Opinion

Divorce – The blame game

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While going through a divorce is rarely (if ever) going to be a pleasant experience, it is further exasperated by the need to allocate blame. More often than not when a relationship breaks down and divorce is being contemplated, spouses will seek to point the blame at each other. In many ways the current law in England encourages this approach, as under the current law the applying spouse needs to rely on one of five grounds for a divorce.

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