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We’re always looking for ways to help landlords and tenants understand each other better. We are grateful for all the help we receive with our surveys and for the insight it gives us. These are the results from our most recent tenant survey to find out how tenants are searching online in 2018.
We’re rapidly approaching the deadline for General Data Protection Regulations, or GDPR for short, which is in force from the 25th of May 2018. If you haven’t already heard, GDPR is the biggest overhaul of individual data handling in two decades. We covered this after attending Legislation Live in 2017. GDPR applies to all businesses, no matter how small, and the penalties will either be up to 10 million euros, or 2% of annual global turnover (whichever is higher) or up to 20 million euros, or 4% global turnover (again, whichever is higher). The fines are on two separate tiers as GDPR will be enforced on a case-by-case basis, and the tiers depend on a list of certain breach criteria.
Looking to carry out some refurbishments around your home but unsure where to start? Finding the right tradesperson can save you time, money and frustration. Check out these tips to help you find an honest and reliable trader with the right skills and attitude for your requirements.