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Residence documents: To apply or not to apply

We are currently receiving lots of queries from EEA nationals asking about the need to apply for residence documents, and in particular documents certifying permanent residence. Permanent residence is an automatic right, but it does not automatically provide the EEA national with…

UK Government’s ‘right to rent’ scheme

The UK Government’s ‘right to rent’ scheme came into force on 1 February 2016 across England. What does ‘right to rent’ mean? Landlords need to carry out checks on all new adult tenants to make sure they have the right to rent…

What is a house?

The normal meaning certainly carries the idea of residential use. People live in houses, but work in offices. Or do they? A building may be used partly as a residence, partly for business. Its external appearance may give little if any indication of the…