News and Updates

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ARMA-Q ACCREDITATION

There is currently no independent regulation on how managing agents operate and due to the government’s failure to introduce statutory regulation of the residential leasehold sector;

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CONCEALED GAS BOILER FLUES

The introduction of fan-flued gas appliances in the mid 1990’s allowed gas central heating boilers to be installed away from external walls. In some cases, the flues to these boilers were routed through voids in the ceiling space and through stud walls between properties.

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BAN ON WHEEL CLAMPING

From 1st October 2012 it became a criminal offence to clamp or tow away a vehicle on private land unless done by the police or a local authority. The legal alternative is to introduce a ticketing scheme to stop unauthorised vehicles from parking on

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HOME OWNERS SHOULD BE AWARE OF FIRE SAFETY

There has been significant media coverage in recent years relating to fires in blocks of flats, and in several cases, those responsible for the management of the building have been held criminally negligent for failing to provide

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AUTOMATED GATE SAFETY

In recent years, there have been a number of cases where children have been killed by automated gate systems.

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