The Bowsers Blog

Charging Orders - A Useful Debt Recovery Tool

When you take someone to court for an unpaid debt, you hope they will respond to the court order to pay the money they owe.

What To Do If You're Owed Money For Services Rendered

Being owed money can throw serious disruption into the way you live and work. If you're a business owner or service provider who has provided services and has not been paid, you need to find a way to make yourself whole before it has a knock-on effect on the rest of your finances. But where do you actually start?

What Is An Instruction To A High Court Enforcement Officer?

When you have already made the decision to take someone to court in order to force them to pay you what they owe, it doesn’t always mean that the debtor is going to pay when they get the county court summons or high court writ (if you are suing for a larger amount).

Debt Recovery - Who Can Help?

If you have an outstanding debt owed that hasn't been paid, it's important you understand the options open to you for finding a resolution.

Can I Evict a Tenant During the Coronavirus Pandemic?

If you're a landlord, there may be some uncertainty about what you can and can't do regarding your tenants during the coronavirus pandemic. Compassion is of the utmost importance at such a difficult time, and so landlords and tenants are advised to work together as much as possible in order to ensure situations remain as mutually beneficial as possible. There may be times where you just reach an impasse, however, and the only option you feel you have as a landlord is eviction. Can you actually do it, though?

Changes To Electrical Safety Standards In The Private Rented Sector

It is fair to say that 2020 has been a roller-coaster year for everyone in the UK. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has proved a real challenge for many people and impacted many industries. The private rental sector is definitely one that has been affected unduly and this has left many landlords facing an uncertain future. This has not been helped by new electrical safety standards which came into force in the private rental sector as of June 2020. Many private landlords feel this was not the best timing when they were already struggling with the consequences of COVID-19.