TRAINING COURSES & INFORMATION SESSIONS FOR SCOTTISH LANDLORD & LETTING AGENTS
LAS promote best practice throughout the industry by holding training and information sessions across Scotland. Details of topics covered in the Level 1 & Level 2 Core Standards Training Sessions can be found here. It is necessary to have attended all three Level 1 Course prior to attending Level 2. Courses run throughout the year in various locations and on a number of topic across Scotland.
Level 2 Courses are supported by TC Young Solicitors and delivered by Ruth O'Hare & Fiona Greer.
LAS also offers a number of Best Practice Training Courses covering Creating Inventories, Dealing with Abandonment and Income Tax & VAT for Landlords. Details of dates and venues for all LAS courses will be advertised in the DIARY section.
LAS is working with SafeDeposits to bring Scottish landlords and letting agents around the country detailed information on how to comply with the requirements of the Tenancy Deposit Schemes (Scotland) Regulations 2011. LAS is doing this through the Core Standard Training Level 1 Course – Tenancy Management and our Best Practice Course – Creating Inventories. Representatives of SafeDeposits will be presenting a section of the courses and will provide a valuable insight into the practical elements of managing deposits and applying for return of deposits.
SafeDeposits Scotland have just announced the dates for their adjudication workhshops which are being held in various locations around the country. Further information can be found here
TENANT INFORMATION PACKS
The Scottish Parliament has now introduced the new Tenant Information Packs which must be issued to all new tenants from 1st May 2013.
The Tenant Information Pack document can be downloaded here
LAS is delighted to be working with Glen Insurance to ensure that landlords can benefit from the expertise of this company in ensuring the correct landlord insurances are in place. To find out more please click here
LAS HAS MOVED
OUR NEW OFFICE ADDRESS IS:
LAS Office, Hopetoun Gate, 8B McDonald Road, Edinburgh EH7 4LZ