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Thu Apr 28, 2016 2:20 pm
Forum: Building Regulations
Topic: What are the Building Regulations?
Replies: 0
Views: 2091

What are the Building Regulations?

The Building Regulations establish accepted standards for the design and construction of buildings for: the health and safety of people in and around buildings energy conservation access to buildings. Who must comply with the Building Regulations? The responsibility for compliance usually falls on t...
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Thu Apr 28, 2016 2:02 pm
Forum: Building Regulations
Topic: How do I hire a skip and use it safely?
Replies: 0
Views: 1964

How do I hire a skip and use it safely?

When you hire a skip, you will need to have a skip permit in place before you place it on a public highway (which includes pavements, roads and highways). You need to ensure that the permit is up to date and covers the types of waste you are getting rid of. What requires a permit? You will need a pe...
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Thu Apr 28, 2016 1:57 pm
Forum: Building Regulations
Topic: How do I apply for Building Regulations approval?
Replies: 0
Views: 2029

How do I apply for Building Regulations approval?

To help you achieve compliance with the regulations, you are obliged to use either your local authority building control service or a private sector approved inspector’s building control service. You will be charged for either service. Local authority building control service You can submit a full p...
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Thu Apr 28, 2016 1:44 pm
Forum: Building Regulations
Topic: How are Building Regulations enforced and do I have a right to appeal?
Replies: 0
Views: 2013

How are Building Regulations enforced and do I have a right to appeal?

The Building Regulations can be broken by not following the building control procedures set out for handling your building work. They can also be broken by carrying out building work which does not comply with the technical requirements contained in the Building Regulations. This will come to light ...
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Wed Apr 27, 2016 8:41 am
Forum: Tribunals
Topic: Consultation on fee proposals for immigration and asylum proceedings
Replies: 0
Views: 2282

Consultation on fee proposals for immigration and asylum proceedings

The government has today (21 April 2016) published a consultation paper proposing new fees for proceedings in the First-tier Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) and Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber). In the Spending Review the government announced that we were investing £700 mill...
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Mon Apr 25, 2016 9:46 am
Forum: Family Law
Topic: UK Spouse Visa Accommodation requirements
Replies: 1
Views: 2699

Re: UK Spouse Visa Accommodation requirements

People have recently been approved with temporary accommodation or even prospective accommodation in UK, so you have a chance. Still better to have something concrete lined up. Pity you don't have any friend or relative in UK - you only need one room in their house/flat. Plus property inspection rep...
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Fri Apr 22, 2016 3:31 pm
Forum: Landlords and the Law
Topic: Landlords becoming liable for utility bills?
Replies: 0
Views: 1997

Landlords becoming liable for utility bills?

I am in the process of looking for a new letting agent and whilst doing the rounds, one of the prospective companies told me the following: "It is a bad idea to let AST's become Periodic Tenancies because if you do and the tenant defaults on any utility bills then the landlord will be liable fo...
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Fri Apr 22, 2016 3:12 pm
Forum: Landlords and the Law
Topic: Housing Act 1988 as amended
Replies: 0
Views: 1952

Housing Act 1988 as amended

1. Assured tenancies. (1) A tenancy under which a dwelling-house is let as a separate dwelling is for the purposes of this Act an assured tenancy if and so long as: (a) the tenant or, as the case may be, each of the joint tenants is an individual; and (b) the tenant or, as the case may be, at least ...
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Fri Apr 22, 2016 2:17 pm
Forum: Landlords and the Law
Topic: Transfering property ownership into a UK company
Replies: 2
Views: 2931

Re: Transfering property ownership into a UK company

This is indeed true and can be done but 2 things come to mind immediately: If the UK company shareholders are not tax residents in the UK they may fall foul of the Spanish 3% special tax on the cadastre value (impuesto especial sobre inmuebles de entidades no residentes). This tax is paid yearly and...
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Fri Apr 22, 2016 2:11 pm
Forum: Landlords and the Law
Topic: Question on ownership
Replies: 0
Views: 1948

Question on ownership

My father in law purchased and apartment many years ago in manchester with his ex wife. They paid cash for the apartment and when he and his wife split he kept the apartment as part of the agreement. He never received the deeds in his name (due to the lawyer at the time )and had been trying to get t...

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