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9:43 AM, 16th October 2018
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I would like to share the 38 Degrees petition to pause the rollout of Universal Credit: click here "To Esther McVey: Universal Credit is a scheme that replaces lots of different benefits. But it's been riddled with problems since it was first trialed. It's seen families relying on food banks, people forced onto the streets, even, in some cases, deaths. There's mounting opposition to Universal Credit, including influential Conservative politicians speaking against it. Let's make
9:32 AM, 16th October 2018
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Like all employers in the South East I was heavily dependent on an East European workforce. On 1st October, 2018 at 7.30am a Hungarian workman did not turn up for work. He telephoned to say he was on the ferry heading for Calais as he had been offered a job the previous night in Germany. So he just up and went. Yesterday I lost two more Romanian workmen reducing the number to 6 full time workmen compared to 14 in October 2008. I have therefore taken the decision to stop letting
8:46 AM, 16th October 2018
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Hi I'm a fairly new landlord would like to ask for some advice please. I rented my flat to a company (they do short lets to tourists and guarantee me a rent each month), but their tenants are causing a lot of trouble to neighbours, noises etc. Therefore, I have to terminate the tenancy early, they agreed, but decided not to pay last months rent, asked me to take the money from deposit. Our agreement was a company let, so I have not put the deposit in a gov scheme as it's not requi
8:31 AM, 16th October 2018
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Last Thursday Hilary Burkitt, the Head of Research at Shelter, spoke about the PRS on the BBC’s Politics Live programme, about 22 minutes from the start. click here She said “people don’t have the stability at the moment, they can be chucked out by their landlords at a moment’s notice”. That is untrue. Shelter’s own website says the opposite: “Only court bailiffs can evict you from your home” click here What she described would be a criminal offence, as Shelt
14:15 PM, 15th October 2018
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10:18 AM, 15th October 2018
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9:37 AM, 15th October 2018
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8:52 AM, 15th October 2018
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The Government’s proposal is for the vast majority of new houses to be freehold with ground rents for new leases capped at £10. Housing Minister, James Brokenshire, said: “Unfair ground rents can turn a homeowner’s dream into a nightmare by hitting them in the back pocket...
15:58 PM, 12th October 2018
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My wife and I jointly own the freehold of a building and I own the four individual leasehold flats contained in this building (as, I hope I am right in saying you are not allowed to own both the freehold and the leasehold of the same building) If we want to sell one of the leasehold flats can we use both of our CGT allowances against the capital gain?...
9:45 AM, 12th October 2018
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Polly Neate, CEO of Shelter, was on the Victoria Derbyshire programme on Wednesday. The subject was homeless single mothers. These people are of great importance to  Shelter because it hopes to use them to get a court ruling that discrimination against claimants of housing benefit is unlawful...
14:31 PM, 11th October 2018
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The Finance Minister for Ireland, Paschal Donohoe, described his budget as a “caring” budget that will secure Ireland’s future. Donohoe confirmed landlords would receive relief of up to 100% of the interest paid on loans for the purchase or refurbishment of residential property....

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