The National Landlords’ Association is warning landlords on the dangers of cannabis factories in their rental properties, adding they have a responsibility to make sure they are aware of what is going on inside their property. The NLA says the damage caused to a property used as a cannabisRead More →

Official Home Office figures show that the number of eastern European migrants and asylum seekers may have peaked. The number of people coming from Poland and other eastern European countries has fallen by almost 20 per cent, to the lowest level in five years. Acceptances of asylum seekers thisRead More →

The level of fines levied against individuals for mortgage fraud so far this year has overtaken the number for the whole of 2015. The Financial Services Authority (FSA) said in the last 18 months it had stepped up pressure against fraudulent brokers who operated during the boom, with finesRead More →

Council bosses are drawing up plans on how public services can be delivered if the government makes cuts to council budgets because of the recession. The Society of Local Authority Chief Executives and the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy are joining forces to analyse the implications ofRead More →