Archive for Oct 2015

IN THE WINGS – NEW WAYS TO CHASE MAINTENANCE DEFAULTERS

Maintenance defaulters won’t be pleased with new amendments to our Maintenance Act, signed into law on 9 September and aimed at making it easier to enforce payment of arrears. In particular the provision for defaulters to be registered with credit bureaus, a move aimed at preventing defaulters from getting more credit until they settle all…

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PROPERTY OWNERS : MANAGE YOUR RISK OF BEING SUED

What happens if someone is injured or killed, or suffers some other form of loss on your property?  Three recent court cases highlight your risk of liability for any potential dangers that you don’t take reasonable steps to avoid. Case 1: The landlord, the holiday let and the visitor who fell from the stairs “The…

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