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Councils given powers to fine rogue landlords up to £30k

Councils given powers to fine rogue landlords up to £30k

Local authorities have a range of new powers to crack down on landlords who break the rules and may impose fines of up to £30,000.

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Business legal news in our March 2017 Business Brief

Business legal news in our March 2017 Business Brief

The March 2017 edition of our online business newsletter, the Business Brief, is available now.

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New prison threat for landlords who let to illegal immigrants

New prison threat for landlords who let to illegal immigrants

From 1 December 2016, landlords who fail to carry out 'right to rent' checks could be committing a criminal offence.

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Business legal news in our December 2016 Business Brief

Business legal news in our December 2016 Business Brief

The December 2016 edition of our online business newsletter, the Business Brief, is available now.

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Hastings landlord fined £5,250 for HMO licence breaches

Hastings landlord fined £5,250 for HMO licence breaches

A Hastings landlord has been fined £5,250 with £682 costs for failing to comply with licence conditions for a House in Multiple Occupation.

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