Public sector — gas and fire safety enforcement FAQs
By Bukola Aremu
How do public sector landlords tackle the problem of access in respect of gas safety inspections and fire safety risk in leasehold properties?
It a question that continues to be raised by social landlords and although a number of measures have been put in place to assist landlords not enough has been done to prevent the serious tragedies that occurred at Lakenak House, south London, and Shirley Towers, Southampton. It is agreed by the majority of social landlords that action needs to be taken as soon as possible.
It is well known among housing law practitioners that the Gas Safety (Installation & Use) Regulations 1998 apply to landlords that grant periodic tenancies, statutory tenancies, fixed-term tenancies and licences to occupy…
Click on the link below to read the rest of the Shoosmiths briefing.
Sign in or Register to continue reading this article
It's quick, easy and free!
It takes just 5 minutes to register. Answer a few simple questions and once completed you’ll have instant access.Register now
Why register to The Lawyer
In-depth, expert analysis into the stories behind the headlines from our leading team of journalists.
Identify the major players and business opportunities within a particular region through our series of free, special reports.
Receive your pick of The Lawyer's daily and weekly email newsletters, tailored by practice area, region and job function.
More relevant to you
To continue providing the best analysis, insight and news across the legal market we are collecting some information about who you are, what you do and where you work to improve The Lawyer and make it more relevant to you.
News from Shoosmiths
News from The Lawyer
Briefings from Shoosmiths
Employers liable to civil penalty of up to £20,000 for each illegal worker.
Ambiguities in SME law must be eliminated
Analysis from The Lawyer
Compliance and corporate governance codes for large financial institutions will undoubtedly include provisions to regulate high pay in the future
There’s more to the ABS model than attracting the man in the street and procuring external investment. Partners at the big corporate firms, take note…