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How can landlords ensure that their electrical installations are safe?

Regulations such as the Landlord and Tenant Act, the Occupier’s Liability Act, Building Regulations and Fire Safety Orders put a number of electrical safety obligations on landlords. These regulations put the duty of care for people in rented accommodation in their landlords’ hands, and oblige landlords to take reasonable steps to ensure that the electrical installations…

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My pipes are vibrating!

Vibrating pipes might not seem like a home emergency, and do not indicate that your plumbing system is about to fail. Nonetheless, vibrating pipes can be very annoying – the dull drone of a faulty plumbing system is an awful alarm clock and can be very distracting in the middle of a soap opera omnibus!…

Press Release: AHF FC secures FA Charter Status for 2014-2015

AHF FC has been awarded FA Charter Status for another year. The Blackburn-based community football club was given the FA Charter Standard Club Award after completing its annual health check, being judged to be sustainable and well-run, implementing the FA Respect Policies and Codes of Conduct, and prioritising quality coaching and child protection. This achievement…

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What is a CP12?

A landlord’s gas safety certificate is commonly referred to as a CP12. This stands for CORGI Proforma 12, and comes from the time when CORGI was the UK’s statutory gas safety body – nowadays, it is the Gas Safe Register. Landlords must receive gas safety certificates once every 12 months, as outlined in the Gas…