Articles by Victoria Barker

EWS1 forms to be scrapped for buildings under 18 metres

Plans to end the need for EWS1 forms on buildings below 18 meters were outlined by the Government this week.

Industry News Victoria Barker 22/07/2021
EWS1 forms to be scrapped for buildings under 18 metres

Welsh Government scheme to pay off Covid arrears launches

A new scheme supporting private tenants in Wales to pay off Covid-related arrears was launched by the Welsh Government this week.

Industry News Victoria Barker 15/07/2021
Welsh Government scheme to pay off Covid arrears launches

Where to start with: Gardening responsibilities

If you have a garden at your rental property, chances are your tenants have been making the most of it with the recent heatwave. But, when it comes to keeping the garden in good shape, who is responsible, the tenant or the landlord? In this blog we take a closer look at gardening responsibilities.

Helpful Tips Victoria Barker 14/07/2021
Where to start with: Gardening responsibilities

GDPR: ICO registration reminder

Landlords are being reminded by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) to check whether they need to register and pay a fee, if they have not already done so.

Industry News Victoria Barker 03/06/2021
GDPR: ICO registration reminder

Q&A: Get to know NRLA adviser Rachel

We are delighted to launch a brand new blog series where you can get to know some of our advisers as part of our expert advice team a little better. Our advice team is on hand six days a week to help members with a whole host of queries, from tenancy legislation updates to practical advice on property management. In this blog, we meet experienced adviser Rachel.

Helpful Tips Victoria Barker 27/05/2021
Q&A: Get to know NRLA adviser Rachel

Where to start with: Gaining access

Helpful Tips Victoria Barker 10/05/2021
Where to start with: Gaining access

Where to start with: Renewing a tenancy

We are excited to launch a brand new 'where to start with' series, which will take a look at some of the key topics and issues landlords are facing, and where to start with in addressing them. In the first blog in this series, we take a look at where to start with renewing a tenancy.

Helpful Tips Victoria Barker 06/05/2021
Where to start with: Renewing a tenancy

Leeds landlords-are you a member of Leeds rental standard scheme?

Do you have properties in Leeds? If so, you may be interested in, or already a member of, the Leeds Rental Standard Scheme. The scheme offers a large number of benefits for landlords with properties in the Leeds City Council area, and requires details of your NRLA membership for you to benefit from inclusion.

Regional News Victoria Barker 05/04/2021
Leeds landlords-are you a member of Leeds rental standard scheme?

How to paint like a pro three ways

Want to learn more about the technique to painting a wall like a professional, or perhaps how to paint a door and ensure a smooth finish? You’re in the right place. Remember - NRLA members can benefit from a 10% discount on most items at B & Q, including paint, thanks to the NRLA's partnership with TradePoint.

Helpful Tips Victoria Barker 29/03/2021
How to paint like a pro three ways

Covid-19 and the rental market-one year on

Deep Insight Victoria Barker 25/03/2021
Covid-19 and the rental market-one year on