Pre-action protocol for private rentals – what does it mean, what can be done now?

To comply with the Protocol, it is likely that a PRS landlord will need to demonstrate it has exhausted all reasonable options to resolve the arrears situation with the tenant, before court proceedings are commenced.

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Industrial Energy Transformation Fund

On 7 February 2021 the government announced £40 million in funding for businesses to help the hard to decarbonise industrial sectors reduce emissions and improve energy efficiency.

The Woolard review – significant changes for unsecured credit market

On 2 February 2021, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published the much-anticipated Woolard Review, a significant and wide-ranging review of change and innovation in the unsecured credit market. Walker Morris consumer credit expert Jeanette Burgess summarises the report and offers her practical insights.

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Who should pay for fire safety building remediation costs?

In December 2020, we reported on the vote by the House of Lords on amendments to the Fire Safety Bill relating to the remediation costs associated with the replacement of the dangerous cladding panels and other fire safety defects. Both the Fire Safety Bill and the Building Safety Bill are anticipated to come into effect early this year.

‘Diversity is a given, Inclusion is a choice’ – actionable ideas

In our 3rd blog in the series, ‘Diversity is given, Inclusion is a choice’, Annelieke Jense and Frouke Horstmann provide practical ways based on their experience working with clients on how organisations can create a true inclusive culture by installing processes that mitigate unconscious biases.

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