If you want to avoid your life being overlooked, don’t buy a glass fronted flat in a trendy area across the street from a world- renowned museum which wants to exploit its own potential for spectacular views.
From 1 October 2018, changes are being made to mandatory licensing of HMOs in England. The Licensing of House in Multiple Occupation (England) Order 2018 (“the 2018 Order”) will replace the 2006 Order and alter the definition of an HMO under the Housing Act 2004.
Under the MEES Regulations, no commercial property which is required to have an Energy Performance Certificate (“EPC”) can be let for a term certain of more than 6 months, but less than 99 years, unless it’s minimum level of energy prescribed for the property (evidenced in the EPC) is Band E or above.
It is not just the main Carillion companies that may now find themselves in severe financial difficulties. Smaller subcontractors may find themselves having to consider their position with regard to the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) and the Pension Regulator.