Lettings Legal Intensive Course
Knowing and keeping up to date on all of the legislation surrounding the lettings industry is vital whether you are a landlord or an agent. Failure to comply with this legislation can land you in hot water very easily, and pleading ignorance simply won’t cut it if you get caught out.
There is a lot of legislation to be aware of in the letting business, and laws are being updated and changed all the time. So how do you make sure that you’re compliant and that you’re up to date with the latest rules? That can be a full-time job in itself!
What do I need to know?
You will need to know every piece of relevant legislation if you are to keep your business safe and compliant. These include:
- Law of Landlord and Tenant
- Consumer Protection Act 1987
- Protection from Eviction Act 1977
- Gas and Safety Regulations
- Electrical and Equipment Regulations
- Fire and Furniture Safety Regulations
- Finance Act 1995
- Immigration Act 2018
- Housing Act 1998/2004
- HMO Regulations
- Deregulation Act 2015
- Smoke Alarm and Carbon Monoxide Regulation 2015
- Licensing Criteria (Selective and Mandatory)
- Serving Notice and Ground for Possession
- Deposit Registration
- Overseas Landlords
- Role of Regulatory Bodies
- Law of Contract
These are just some of the laws and regulations landlords and agents are expected to know – and that’s enough to make your head spin! So how can you learn about all of this? Where can you go to get all the information you need, and make sure you understand it all and stay compliant?
All you need to know, in one place
Our one day intensive course is designed to give you all the information you need, sharing the key legislation your staff will have to know to be safe and compliant. We focus on the information that we know is essential for your business, and present it in a way which enables you to get up to speed quickly, so that you can be sure that you know exactly what you and your staff need to have in place from the outset.
Any myths and doubts are laid to rest by our experienced speaker Dawn Bennett, who has over 16 years’ experience in the lettings industry, and a no-nonsense and down to earth style of speaking so that you don’t leave the course with a load of jargon you don’t understand. Instead you will have a clear knowledge of what all of this legislation means for you, and what you need to do to put it into practice.
Using real-life examples and case studies, Dawn will guide you through each piece of legislation, why and how it works, and how to ensure compliance. She will give you invaluable information on over 25 pieces of legislation – in just one day.
Our aim is to ensure your success
Those who have been on our courses before will know that we don’t waste your time with waffle – we get straight to the point, give you the information you need, and deliver it in a way that makes sense. We want you to succeed, so our aim is always to give you the means to do that, and make your business as successful and profitable as possible.
The importance of legislation compliance
Whether you have been in the lettings industry for years, or you’re new to the game, it’s vital that you know what you’re doing when it comes to being compliant with legislation. How confident are you that you know all there is to know about gas and electrical safety in your properties? Or new immigration laws? This one day intensive course will tell you all you need to ensure you and your staff are au fait with all the latest laws, so that you’re not caught out.
The legal responsibilities placed on agencies these days are a potential minefield and without the right preparation and guidance it can be easy to make mistakes so let us help you navigate your way to compliance and give you the tools you need to maintain this compliance long term.