In the latest edition of the EHN I came across an article entitled ‘A Virtuous Circle’. This article introduces the CIEH’s new Advisory Service. After reading this article felt the need to share my concerns.
In a recent noise enforcement forum questions were raised over the use of unqualified and inexperienced personnel to investigate and make determinations of statutory nuisance on behalf of local authorities. In particular, concerns centred around the possibility of legal challenges on appeal of a notice or during criminal proceedings. This article provides some discussion on some of the issues involved.
Question: Do I have to have everything tested every year?
Answer: No law says you have to test annually; read on….(by Jill Taylor)
Christmas is the most accident prone season of the year and Christmas decorations can be extremely flammable and often dangerous. However by following simple health and safety guidelines you can ensure that accidents are avoided with minimal effort (by Iain Miller).
Can landlords be held liable for defects in a property created by tenant damage or alterations? Sian Evans analyses a recent High Court ruling.