The government is making an extra £4million available to local councils across the country to help them crack down on criminal landlords.
Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick said most landlords provide quality homes for their tenants, but a small minority continue to break the law and offer inadequate or unsafe housing, leaving young families and vulnerable people feeling trapped.
When looking for ways to market your law firm, make sure you don’t overlook how events happening within your own offices can create publicity in your local media.
You may be expanding, moving premises, opening branch offices, or one of the partners may have been made an official of some local body or other. Perhaps the firm has won an award, or some individual in the firm has won an award. It could be anything.
Changing to a new office or even just altering your existing premises provides an easy opportunity for marketing your law firm.
Hopefully, any changes will be due to your growing, successful business, but even if they’re not, they can provide a great opportunity to promote your firm in your local media.
Staff appointments provide a great opportunity to promote your law firm to thousands of people in your local media.
In fact, it’ s one of the easiest and cheapest forms of law firm marketing available.
Three construction firms have been fined a total of £36m for breaking competition law by operating an illegal cartel.
Following an investigation by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), the Northern Ireland-based firm FP McCann Ltd is facing a fine of more than £25m for its part in the scheme.