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09 October 2017
As a Landlord, Property Manager or other business, what measures do you have in place to ensure your contractors are operating in a safe manor?
26 April 2016
There is much confusion and debate regarding the interpretation of landlords’ responsibilities when it comes to legionella testing in rental properties. Guidance on the HSE website even appears contradictory in places.
11 April 2016
A gas engineer has been prosecuted for removing potentially dangerous asbestos removal during a gas boiler replacement, putting himself and others at risk from exposure to asbestos fibres.
10 November 2015
Boilers are expensive to repair, even more expensive to replace. A poorly-maintained boiler is not just more likely to breakdown, but can cost more to run if it is working inefficiently and can even be potentially fatal if a fault develops.
21 August 2015
A letting agent that was fined £4,000 for the actions of a self-employed handyman who became exposed to asbestos while working at a client’s property highlights the health and safety responsibilities letting agents (and other businesses) have for those working under their control.
07 July 2015
Businesses have legal duties when it comes to appointing contractors and responsibilities to comply with health and safety legislation.