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New Electrical Safety Regulations

The Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations 2020 are expected to come into force subject to approval by both houses of Parliament. In summarised terms this Act will make it law that all privately rented residential properties in England will have to have an electrical test with a certificate issued. It […]

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The changing face of agricultural tenancies

Many farmers let out land on a Farm Business Tenancy or an older agreement under the various Agricultural Holdings Acts. With a third of agricultural land in England let under various agreements, changes to tenancy legislation has been a long time coming. The aim of the legislation is to encourage structural change in the Agricultural […]

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Tenant Fee Ban

The Third Reading in the House of Lords has recently taken place and it is likely that the Tenant Fees Bill will be receiving Royal Assent within the next few weeks. The new legislation will be coming into force at the start of June this year and lead to a tenant fee ban. Brexit is […]

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Could new rental tax changes do more harm than good?

Rental tax is widely discussed all over the country, and the team at G Herbert Banks are certainly no stranger to the topic either. Based in Worcestershire, we are leading Worcester letting agents and proudly offer our services to meet the demands of a wide range of client requirements. We can Let and manage residential, […]

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