Ready for more changes in the Private Rented Sector?

May 16, 2011 | Jim |

changes in the Private rented sector

The law is raining down on the private rented sector and over the next few years there will be major legal changes affecting you and your tenants.  Are you ready for more changes in the private rented sector? Ahead of the pack is the Private Rented Housing (Scotland) Act 2011 which should be in force by … Read More >>

Does the Dangerous Dogs Act affect landlords?

May 16, 2011 | TC Young |

dangerous dogs act

Would you know a dangerous dog if you saw one? Most tenants wouldn’t…and who can blame them. You may think the huge black snarling beast with the sharp teeth next door is a dangerous dog but the law probably disagrees. How can the Dangerous Dogs Act help? The problems caused by dangerous dogs remains a … Read More >>

Gift Aid Declarations for Charities

March 23, 2011 | Mark |

Gift Aid Declarations for Charities

Charities will no longer have to obtain signed gift aid declarations on the first £5,000 of small donations per year in order for those donations to qualify for the tax relief, Chancellor George Osborne announced in his Budget speech. Gift aid will be automatically applied to the donations. Osborne said 100,000 charities would benefit from … Read More >>