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Coronavirus/COVID 19

Posted by Mark Ollier on March 24th 2020 in All .

Coronavirus/COVID 19

Due to the latest update from the government from Tuesday 24th  March our offices will be closed.

Our teams are working from home where we can ensure their safety whilst continuing to work on your matters.

If you need to speak to a lawyer regarding a Will please call 01297 630700...

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Coronavirus Update

Posted by Mark Ollier on March 19th 2020 in All .

Coronavirus/COVID 19 - UPDATE 19th March 2020

As the coronavirus continues to develop and with the latest news that the schools will be closing as of Friday, here at Beviss and Beckingsale we have decided to take the following action.

From Monday we will be working behind closed doors, this means that...

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The need for Electrical Safety Inspections for Landlords

Posted by Mark Ollier on February 6th 2020 in COMMERCIAL PROPERTY , MOVING HOUSE .

Changes are likely to take place in this legislation over the next few weeks but it is worthwhile restating what the current rules are for Landlords.

Dangerous electrical installations are a significant contributing factor to fire, cold,  and insufficient lighting.

Landlords are under a general duty to provide a safe property at...

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Drones and Listed Buildings

Posted by Mark Ollier on August 23rd 2019 in MOVING HOUSE .

The Daily Telegraph reported in April 2019 that local authorities had been granted approval by the Civil Aviation Authority to use drones for commercial purposes.

They have been used for monitoring extension works and other exterior alterations including those to Listed Buildings and properties in rural areas where access is difficult.

Alterations...

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Concern over Rentcharges

Posted by Mark Ollier on August 22nd 2019 in MOVING HOUSE .

In modern housing estates, the use of estate rentcharges has been a popular trend over the last 2  decades. For example there may be, what are in effect service charges for an estate, maybe for maintenance and repair of playparks, communal lighting and landscaped areas which may not be particularly...

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Investigating the Leasehold Housing Market

Posted by Mark Ollier on June 20th 2019 in MOVING HOUSE .

On the 11th June this year the Competition and Markets Authority or CMA announced an investigation into a potential breaches of Consumer Protection law in the Leasehold Housing Market.   The concerns raised by the CMA include a potential miss selling of leasehold properties, and potentially onerous and unfair contract terms...

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