The government announced details of the Heat and Buildings Strategy in its Net Zero Strategy: Build Back Greener policy paper, encouraging homeowners in England to move to low carbon heating such as heat pumps - plus shares when a response is expected for the consultation on raising Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards.
Letting a property comes with compliance risk - from sending draft tenancy agreements at the right time to protecting your tenants' deposits - but there are ways your agency can reduce that risk using technology.
In January 2021, the government revised the model agreements in England for a shorthold assured tenancy to include a new clause on pets in rental properties - and a push to encourage "pets in lets" is gaining traction.
New lettings legislation has come thick and fast over the past few years, but how well is it being enforced?
The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has now ended, bringing to a close the government's largest single piece of financial support of employees and employers during the pandemic. Your agency and your landlords should be aware of the potential impact this may have on your tenants.
While the energy crisis is ongoing, your agency's tenants may be searching for ways to help pay their power bills over winter as energy costs rise. Here are five sources of financial support available to help them pay their bills in your landlord's property.
Making Tax Digital aims to help businesses and individuals keep digital records and use software to meet with their HMRC obligations, across VAT, income, and corporation tax. Here's what your agency and your landlords need to know to stay compliant.
Landlords and agents are required to undertake gas safety checks on an annual basis to ensure their properties are safe for tenants. Here's a guide to what you need to know.
There are many organisations in the industry that have the skills and expertise to deliver a robust and effective solution to the challenges the government is looking to solve with its Renters' Reform Bill.
Covid-adjusted right to rent checks will remain in place until 5 April 2022, when the government will look to introduce a permanent online solution for carrying out right to rent checks remotely for all nationalities.