The need for Home Energy Certificates is required due to EU legislation, the directive for the UK is known as 2002/91/EC. Certificates can only be issued by a qualified energy assessor. Property is rated between A-G with 'A' meaning the property is very energy efficient and 'G' meaning inefficient. There isn't any requirement by law to make improvements to improve efficiency it's just mainly for tenant information.
Rent arrears increase at Christmas
Immigration Act revised 2016 should a landlord or letting agent fail to ensure ALL tenants/occupiers have a righto reside for the duration of the tenancy then they may be fined £3000 for each breach. The Secretary of State may instruct the landlord to remove such persons without the need of a court order by way of reasonable force
Labour market enforcement - restriction on illegal migrants to work. A labour market enforcement undertaking (an “LME undertaking”) is an undertaking by the person giving it (the “subject”) to comply with any prohibitions, restrictions and requirements set out in the undertaking