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5 02, 2016

More Regulations for Landlords and Agents letting residential properties

By |February 5th, 2016|Dispute Resolution|

Laura Bushaway and Michael Daniels examine the new regime for landlords and their agents to carry out immigration checks on tenants prior to the grant of tenancies and the requirement for certain properties to be licensed under selective licensing schemes operated by local authorities in some areas of the UK.

Right to Rent: Immigration Act 2014 (Commencement No. 6) Order 2016 […]

27 01, 2016

‘Right to Rent’ Scheme expanded

By |January 27th, 2016|Immigration, Real Estate|

Albeit that the Government’s guidance on the Right to Rent Scheme is still in draft form, from 1 February 2016 all landlords of residential property in England will be required to conduct checks on all prospective tenants to determine whether they have a right of residence in the UK. Letting a residential property to an individual who does not have […]

26 01, 2016

Further administrative obstacles in the naturalisation process

By |January 26th, 2016|Immigration|

In perhaps a further demonstration of its current ‘anti-EU’ feelings, the government has imposed an additional administrative burden on EEA nationals wishing to naturalise as British Citizens. From 12 November 2015 all EEA nationals applying to naturalise must include with their application a Permanent Residence Card or other residence document issued by the Home Office certifying that they have acquired […]

25 01, 2016

Tips, Tronc & Service Charges Seminar

By |January 25th, 2016|About Us, Hotels, Leisure & Retail, Restaurants & Cafes|

We will be holding a joint seminar with Wilson Wright LLP on Tips, Tronc and Service Charges in the hospitality industry followed by a Question and Answer session on Employment Law, HR, Immigration, Tax, Pay and Reward Issues

When:
Wednesday 24th February 2016, 4:30pm – 6:00pm

Where:
Teacher Stern’s offices, 37- 41 Bedford Row, London, WC1R 4JH

What:
Tips, Troncs and Service Charges in the hospitality […]

20 01, 2016

BPP Law Fair anagram competition winners

By |January 20th, 2016|About Us|

In December, we exhibited at the BPP Law School Fair where we met a flood of enthusiastic students. At the fair we held an anagram competition where candidates were asked to be innovative and formulate an anagram of TEACHER STERN LLP for an opportunity to spend a week’s work experience with us.

After reading through the hundreds of entries, we are pleased to […]

29 11, 2015

Sarah Cardew presents at Wilkins Kennedy’s Property Seminar

By |November 29th, 2015|Services, Tax|

Teacher Stern Tax Partner, Sarah Cardew, presented at Wilkins Kennedy’s Property and Construction seminar in November to an audience of attendees from the property, banking, accountancy and.....
20 11, 2015

Tax Journal Feature: One minute with…Sarah Cardew

By |November 20th, 2015|Tax|

Teacher Stern Tax Partner, Sarah Cardew, talks to Tax Journal about Teacher Stern, practical tax matters, what's on her Autumn Statement wish list and much more......
2 10, 2015

Bankruptcy Level Has Now Increased to £5,000

By |October 2nd, 2015|Dispute Resolution, Services|

From 1 October 2015 the minimum debt in respect of which a bankruptcy petition can be presented is increased to £5,000. The previous bankruptcy limit of £750 had been in place since the modern....
2 10, 2015

Changes to Insolvency Law from 1 October 2015

By |October 2nd, 2015|Dispute Resolution|

The following changes which came into effect on 1 October 2015 will be of interest to insolvency practitioners and other professionals who deal with insolvency law...
24 09, 2015

Obtaining possession of Assured Shorthold Tenancies

By |September 24th, 2015|Dispute Resolution, Real Estate|

Section 21 Notices: Changes from 1 October 2015

Following our article in March regarding the proposed changes to the way landlords may obtain possession of Assured Shorthold Tenancies (ASTs), Laura Bushaway provides an update on the changes to Section 21 of the Housing Act 1988 as a result of the Deregulation Act 2015, which will come into force on 1 October […]

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