General legislation and health and safety

There is much legislation that provides structure to managing a property. The legislation covers a wide range of subjects including:

  • Accounting and taxation of service charge monies
  • Administration of resident management companies
  • Appointing contractors
  • Asbestos
  • Bribery
  • Breaches of a duty of care (manslaughter/homicide)
  • Breaches of health and safety
  • Data protection
  • Electrical Safety including disposal of electrical items
  • Equality
  • Fire Safety
  • Forfeiture of Lease
  • Gas safety
  • Licences of houses in multiple occupation
  • Money laundering
  • No smoking
  • Notification of major works and/or long term agreement
  • Parking patrol including clamping
  • Right To Manage
  • Risk Management including assessments, control of hazards, planning for maintenance work
  • Service charge, ground rent and administration charge notices and arrears
  • Working at height
  • Water testing including Legionella

Should any of the above affect the management of the site, Seel & Co will advise and recommend the best course of action specifically for your site.

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