Animal Welfare Policy

The Labour Party recently unveiled a draft animal welfare policy, including the legal right for tenants to keep a pet in their rented property. With over 12 million pet owners in the UK, this is possibly an opportunity that landlords should have grasped sooner, as there are several benefits to letting a property to a…

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Tips for landlords in Chelmsford as new electrical testing rules kick in

As if landlords don’t have enough to contend with, new rules on Electrical Inspection Condition Reports (EICR) kick in next month. Final guidance from the government on this legislation is expected any day now, but here’s an overview. Every fixed electrical installation in a private rental property must be inspected and comply with the 18th Edition…

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