Legal/Regulatory

What is a Tenancy Deposit Protection Scheme?

Pia Neave / 04 Apr 2016

As a landlord, it is essential to know about your Tenancy Deposit Protection (TDP) obligations.

What is ‘right to rent’?

Pia Neave / 11 Mar 2016

From 1st February landlords will be responsible for checking their prospective tenant’s right to rent. Find out more here.

What are the Tax implications for my Rental Properties?

Endsleigh Insurance / 13 Jul 2015

Paying tax is one of the inescapable costs for any business, and this includes your let property. However, there are many exemptions and allowances that could be applicable to your business that could make your investment all the more worthwhile.

How do I register for self assessment?

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RITA4Rent / 19 Jun 2015

In the third part of our series on landlord tax, RITA4Rent explain how to register for self assessment with HM Revenue and Customs.

What do I report on my self assessment tax return?

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RITA4Rent / 09 Jun 2015

In the second of our 7 part series on landlord tax, RITA4Rent explore the different types of information which need to be reported to HM Revenue and Customs.

Landlords & the Law Part 1: Tenancies and the different types of ownership of property

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Tessa Shepperson / 30 Apr 2015

In the first of a new series on the legal responsibilities of landlords, Tessa Shepperson, founder of the Landlord Law Blog, explains tenancies and the different types of property ownership.

Introduction to Tax Part 1: What is a self assessment tax return?

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RITA4Rent / 28 Apr 2015

In the first of a new 7 part series on landlord tax, RITA4Rent begin by explaining what exactly is a self assessment tax return.

Do you need to act on the Deregulation Act?

Endsleigh Insurance / 22 Apr 2015

The Deregulation Act came into force on 26 March 2015 to clarify tenancy deposit protection requirements. Read a summary by the Tenancy Deposit Scheme for a summary of the key changes, so you can check your situation and whether you need to take action.

Using an illegal gas fitter could cost you thousands or even a life

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Gas Safe Register / 24 Feb 2015

Are you about to have your cooker, boiler or gas fire fixed, fitted or serviced? Don’t get caught out.

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