Energy efficiency: New £2m fund for local authorities to clamp down on unjust landlords

Local authorities across England and Wales can bid for up to £100,000 to enforce the current regulations for privately rented homes to have a minimum energy performance certificate of Band E

Small businesses and landlords offered £50m for EV chargers

The government has also launched a consultation on improving the charging experience

A guide to tenant utility billing

Many commercial landlords and their tenants are facing new and unique challenges amidst the Covid-19 lockdown, with rising insolvencies and a shift in working behaviour which could be here to stay for many industries.

London’s corporate landlords and tenants pledge to clean up energy use

Currently, business premises are responsible for around 40% of the capital’s greenhouse gas emissions

Landlords ‘illegally letting 35,000 energy inefficient properties’

New research suggests an estimated 2.5m energy performance certificates have been ‘inaccurately rated’

Government tightens up rules on electrical safety for landlords

They could face tough financial penalties if they fail to comply

Landlords required to upgrade energy inefficient rented homes

The new measures are expected to save tenants an average of £180 a year on their energy bills

UK seeks evidence on performance of EPCs

BEIS is also inviting suggestions to improve the reliability and accuracy of Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Scottish Government pledges £54.5m for energy efficiency

Landlords of privately rented properties must achieve higher energy efficiency ratings by 2025

Landlords face up to £30k fine for lack of electrical safety

Landlords could face tough penalties of up to £30,000 for failing to reduce the risk of electric shocks or fires caused by electrical faults for private tenants. The UK Government is proposing five yearly mandatory electrical installation safety checks for all private rented properties and safety certificated for tenants to prove checks and repair work […]