This Week At theEHP

theEHP Newsletter – No 111

theEHP Newsletter – No 111

| 29 July, 2014 | 07:15 | Reply

In this weeks newsletter you will find a webinar, fire deaths statistics, prosecutions & RPT Decisions.

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theEHP Newsletter – No 110

theEHP Newsletter – No 110

| 29 June, 2014 | 23:24 | Reply

In this weeks newsletter you will find a webinar, rouge landlord interview, raw chicken advice & prosecutions.

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theEHP Newsletter – No 109

theEHP Newsletter – No 109

| 10 June, 2014 | 01:45 | Reply

In this weeks newsletter you will find a free webinar, London’s Rental Standard, prosecutions & RPT Decisions.

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Housing

Housing: HIMO Energy Issues and Policy

Housing: HIMO Energy Issues and Policy

| 22 July, 2014 | 18:29 | Reply

Future Climate and CURE at Manchester University have published a report about energy and fuel poverty policy in relation to Houses in Multiple Occupation (HIMO). The report focuses on energy vulnerability in HIMOs.

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Housing: Landlord prosecuted for property in disrepair

Housing: Landlord prosecuted for property in disrepair

| 20 July, 2014 | 16:18 | Reply

A landlord is paying the price for failing to address mould, rotten windows and a collapsing floor at a flat he rented out.

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Housing: ONS release 2013-14 fire deaths statistics

Housing: ONS release 2013-14 fire deaths statistics

| 20 July, 2014 | 15:25 | Reply

Office for National Statistics figures show that fire deaths in England have continued to fall, with 5% fewer deaths than last year, continuing a trend that has seen nearly a 40% drop since 2004.

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Food Safety

Encentre | Benchmark: Food hygiene data & intelligence

Encentre | Benchmark: Food hygiene data & intelligence

| 22 July, 2014 | 18:59 | Reply

“Encentre | Benchmark” provides a monthly analysis of where your Borough stands in relation to your neighbours and nationally.

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Food Safety: Croydon destroys smokies

Food Safety: Croydon destroys smokies

| 22 July, 2014 | 17:57 | Reply

A van-load of meat was ordered to be destroyed after Croydon Council food safety officers found that it had been illegally slaughtered and was destined for sale to the public.

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Food Safety: Takeaway manager fined for breaching food hygiene laws

Food Safety: Takeaway manager fined for breaching food hygiene laws

| 20 July, 2014 | 16:05 | Reply

The manager of a Stamford takeaway has been ordered to pay over £4,000 for persistent breaches of food hygiene laws.

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Health & Safety

Health & Safety: Cornwall Council prosecutes New Life Signs Installations

Health & Safety: Cornwall Council prosecutes New Life Signs Installations

| 22 July, 2014 | 19:49 | Reply

New Life Signs Installations Limited of 13 Abington way, Queensfield, Swindon, SN2 7S2 has accepted a caution following a hearing on 20 and 23 June 2014 at Bodmin Magistrates Court after admitting offences under Section 3 of the Health and Safety at Work 1974.

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Health & Safety: Company fined after car park tragedy

Health & Safety: Company fined after car park tragedy

| 25 June, 2014 | 17:37 | Reply

The managers of a Kendal car park have been fined £95,000 and ordered to pay £50,000 costs following the death of a pensioner who was hit by a delivery van.

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Health & Safety: Woman fined for flouting hygiene rules

Health & Safety: Woman fined for flouting hygiene rules

| 4 June, 2014 | 19:38 | Reply

The owner of a Mansfield nail salon has been fined after inappropriate equipment was used on a customer.

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Environmental Protection

Environmental Protection: Two fly-tippers prosecuted in one week

Environmental Protection: Two fly-tippers prosecuted in one week

| 24 July, 2014 | 21:12 | Reply

Two men, who committed separate offences, have been successfully prosecuted for fly-tipping by Thanet District Council within a day of each other.

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Environmental Protection: Car owner fined over discarded cigarette end

Environmental Protection: Car owner fined over discarded cigarette end

| 24 July, 2014 | 21:12 | Reply

A car owner who refused to answer questions about a discarded cigarette butt that was thrown from his vehicle has been ordered to pay more than £500 by magistrates following a landmark prosecution.

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Environmental Protection: Fly-tipper ordered to pay more than £1,000

Environmental Protection: Fly-tipper ordered to pay more than £1,000

| 24 July, 2014 | 21:11 | Reply

A tradesman who dumped more than 20 sacks of rubbish on a city street has been hit with a bill for £1,080 after being prosecuted by Stoke-on-Trent City Council.

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Public Health

Public Health: Cafe owner hauled over the coals for smoking

Public Health: Cafe owner hauled over the coals for smoking

| 20 July, 2014 | 15:44 | Reply

A Sheffield shisha cafe owner has been prosecuted by Sheffield City Council for allowing smoking inside his premises.

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Public Health: Illegal shisha tobacco seized in Leicester

Public Health: Illegal shisha tobacco seized in Leicester

| 19 July, 2014 | 12:28 | Reply

MORE than 100kgs of illegal shisha tobacco has been seized from city businesses after a joint operation conducted by the police, HMRC customs officials and Leicester City Council.

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Public Health: Cafe owner hauled over the coals for smoking

Public Health: Cafe owner hauled over the coals for smoking

| 25 June, 2014 | 12:31 | Reply

A Sheffield shisha cafe owner has been prosecuted by Sheffield City Council for allowing smoking inside his premises.

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Other Recent Posts

RPT Decision: Improvement Notice (LON/00AU/HIN/2013/0008)

| 27 July, 2014 | 18:14 | Reply

This case relates to an Appeal against an Improvement Notice issued by London Borough of Islington. The appeal concerned Category 1 Hazards for Excess Cold.

The tribunal varied the notice.

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RPT Decision: Improvement Notice (MAN/00FA/HIN/2013/0016)

| 27 July, 2014 | 17:57 | Reply

This case relates to an Appeal against an Improvement Notice issued by Hull City Council.

The tribunal upheld the council’s notice.

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RPT Decision: Improvement Notice (LON/00AH/HIN/2013/0018)

| 27 July, 2014 | 17:44 | Reply

This case relates to an Appeal against an Improvement Notice issued by London Borough of Croydon. The appeal concerned an improvement notice served on an uninhabited 3 storey Victorian house.

The tribunal therefore concluded that it was appropriate to confirm the Improvement Notice.

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Environmental Protection: Noise nuisance equipment seized

Environmental Protection: Noise nuisance equipment seized

| 20 July, 2014 | 20:56 | Reply

Equipment was seized from an address at Indells, Hatfield last week as the result of a local initiative to tackle noise nuisance.

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Housing: £50,000 fine for failing to licence and manage HIMOs

Housing: £50,000 fine for failing to licence and manage HIMOs

| 20 July, 2014 | 15:06 | Reply

Warwick District Council continues to clamp down on landlords who fail to manage ,maintain and licence their properties.

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Housing: Torbay housing prosecution

Housing: Torbay housing prosecution

| 19 July, 2014 | 13:43 | Reply

Torbay Council is once again warning landlords that they must comply with the law and work with the council, where necessary, to improve housing standards or they could face possible prosecution.

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Housing: Rogue Landlord pleads guilty to 20 offences

Housing: Rogue Landlord pleads guilty to 20 offences

| 19 July, 2014 | 13:31 | Reply

A rogue landlord who manages multiple properties in Nottingham has pleaded guilty to twenty offences (three for failing to licence and seventeen failures to manage houses in multiple occupation (HMOs)). The maximum fine that could have been applied for these offences was £145,000.

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Environmental Protection: £1,000 fine for Fly Tipping Builder

Environmental Protection: £1,000 fine for Fly Tipping Builder

| 19 July, 2014 | 12:18 | Reply

A builder has been fined £1,000 for fly tipping two sofas and other household items outside a Wolverhampton factory.

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Food Safety: Middlesbrough takeaway owner fined for hygiene breaches

Food Safety: Middlesbrough takeaway owner fined for hygiene breaches

| 19 July, 2014 | 12:06 | Reply

THE owner of a Middlesbrough takeaway has been fined after breaching food hygiene rules.

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Jobs: Senior Food Consultant

Jobs: Senior Food Consultant

| 17 July, 2014 | 19:58 | Reply

Specialism: Food Safety
Salary: Negotiable dependent on experience
Location: London with travel to clients in the UK

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