The Government has joined forces with property industry experts in a bid to increase the number of estate agents reporting suspicions of dirty money being used to buy properties.
Change Ahead The main provisions of the Criminal Finances Act 2017 come into force on the 30th September 2017, and there are a few important updates that businesses need to know. New Provisions While tax evasion is already an offence, currently there are no obligations for companies to take steps to stop another person engaging in such illegal activity. With … Read More
Emma Clements of London solicitors Wiseman Lee gives some insight in to UK licensing laws, how they came about, how they are enforced and why a 266-year-old etching is of significance Gin, cursed fiend, with fury fraught, makes human race a prey. It enters by a deadly draught and steals our life away.” (Rev James Townley, 1714–1778). Imagine a world where … Read More
For the past year, landlords have been required to conduct checks on prospective tenants. But recent changes have now made it even more important to do so, says Jeremy Smith of local London Wiseman Lee. Since February 2016 all landlords have been required to complete Right to Rent checks on their tenants. However, further provisions were introduced in December 2016, which … Read More
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