Author: Peter Scholl

Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards from 1 April 2018

posted by Peter Scholl on 21.03.2018 in All | Comments Off on Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards from 1 April 2018

New regulations known as the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) provide that From 1 April 2018, it will be illegal for a landlord to grant a new lease of commercial premises having an EPC rating …

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Government consultation on electrical safety requirements in the private rented sector

posted by Peter Scholl on 20.02.2018 in All | Comments Off on Government consultation on electrical safety requirements in the private rented sector

The Housing and Planning Act 2016 provides for electricity safety standards to be set in secondary legislation if necessary. The Consultation (click to see) is on the Private Rented Sector Electrical Safety Working Group’s recommendations which …

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Consultation on repealing the staircase tax

posted by Peter Scholl on 04.01.2018 in All | Comments Off on Consultation on repealing the staircase tax

Consultation is sought (click to see) by the Department for Communities and Local Government on how (not whether) to reverse the Supreme Court ruling that non-contiguous floors occupied in the same building by the same …

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