With the Daily Mail recently reporting soaring numbers of older people living in rented accommodation, it’s worth considering the level of risk presented by the type of tenants you have in your property
If you’ve recently become a property landlord for the first time you could be forgiven for not knowing about current legislation relating to water hygiene and safety. Even the Government’s own website
Tenancy changeover is the ideal time to carry out a few essential tasks which will help to reduce the risk of Legionella in your property. As a landlord or letting agent, it is your legal responsibility
As you might expect, we meet a lot of tenants, landlords and letting agents in the course of our work and we’re often struck by the huge variance in knowledge levels regarding Legionella control. Despite
The value of record-keeping has come into sharp focus as a result of "the most fertile Legionella season in recent history" in Sydney, Australia. Following the death of one man and hospitalisation
Our team of engineers visit around 25,000 properties every year, carrying out water hygiene inspections and risk assessments for Legionella control. We’ve seen it all (the good, the bad and the ugly),
Legionella, or Legionnaires’ disease, is a potentially fatal form of pneumonia caused by inhalation of minute droplets of contaminated water containing Legionella bacteria. All manmade hot and cold water
There is considerable confusion about landlords’ legal responsibilities regarding the control of Legionella, not least because of misleading advice being circulated to property owners. We thought we’d
Legionnaires’ disease and Legionella have been making headlines across the world in the past few weeks. Positive tests have been reported in Australia, Florida and Michigan, while here in the UK court
Legionnaires’ disease is a potentially fatal form of pneumonia caused by inhalation of tiny droplets of water contaminated with Legionella bacteria. Legionella can lurk in hot and cold water systems so, along with gas safety, electrical safety and fire risk management, the law now requires landlords to assess and manage water safety in their properties.
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