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Granting an Assured Shorthold Tenancy Checklist (Wales)

Granting an Assured Shorthold Tenancy Checklist (Wales)

Please note, this checklist applies to WALES. For England, please see here.

Practical Guidance And Template For Legionella Risk Assessment

Introduction This page provides practical guidance on doing your own risk assessment for risks associated with the control of Legionellosis bacteria. We would recommend using our specially designed iAuditor template for iOS or Android device which simply requires downloading a free app and then our template. It is very quick and ...

Do I need planning permission for my HMO?

Please note this article applies to England. See the next article in this series for Wales HMO planning permission information. From 1 October 2010, incorporating changes already made on 6 April 2010, planning rules are changed affecting HMOs in England. What is an HMO? A simple non legal definition is that a house (or flat) is an HMO if ...

Landlord Accreditation Approved for Dorset Register of Landlords

Bournemouth council has recently launched the Dorset Register of Accredited Landlords and Poole, Christchurch, East Dorset and Purbeck Councils have all signed up to the register too. How does it work? First, a landlord must become accredited through the Private Rented Sector Accreditation Scheme who are an approved accreditation scheme for ...