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Fire safety and prevention: What you need to know as a property owner

According to Safelincs more than 37,000 household fires are reported every year in the UK- we can use this figure to help us protect ourselves, employees and tenants and loved ones in the future- in addition to your home and business. We can look back and identify the everyday risks we take on in our …

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Higher tax for landlords with a freeze on Capital Gains Tax allowances

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has recently announced that he would freeze Capital Gains Tax allowances to assist in procuring the funds required in covering the cost of the pandemic, as by freezing the allowances the Treasury can procure the needed additional revenue through means of fiscal drag.  What will this mean for Landlords? “The government is …

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How flooding can impact rental properties

Flooding in rental properties can expose landlords to unexpected potential bills. Floods can threaten lives, buildings and belongings and affect both landlords and tenants. With sea levels rising more and more and increasing bad unexpected rainstorms, flooding is at an all time high and cannot be ignored by landlords. Flooding in the UK costs around …

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Faulty Whirlpool tumble dryers – it’s not just carelessness that causes fires

The UK government is said to be stepping in to aid the recall of half a million Whirlpool tumble dryers after 750 house fires were ’caused’ by a massive five million faulty machines. At Imperial Claims Consultants, we see so many house fires caused by accidents and carelessness, for example chip pan fires or appliances …

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