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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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Court of Appeal council tax victory for landlords

Court of Appeal council tax victory for landlords

A Court of Appeal ruling in a landlord’s favour has wide implications for the buy-to-let sector.

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Landlords lose High Court buy-to-let tax challenge

Landlords lose High Court buy-to-let tax challenge

A landlords’ group represented by Cherie Booth QC has lost its High Court bid for a judicial review of forthcoming planned tax changes affecting buy-to-let properties.

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