As one of her final acts as Prime Minister, Theresa May has announced legislation that will, she claims, put the UK on the path to becoming the first major economy to set a net zero emissions target in law.
New rules on prompt payment will come into force on 1 September this year. From that point, companies will be expected to pay 95% of their invoices within 60 days, with those failing to do so potentially being banned from winning Government contracts of £5 million or more.
The Tenant Fees Act came into force in England on 1 June 2019. The Act applies to tenancy agreements signed on or after that date. It effectively bans most letting fees and caps the deposits paid by tenants in the private rented sector.