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Tom Entwistle

Tom Entwistle
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Tom Entwistle has invested in and developed commercial and residential properties since 1979 and later founded LandlordZONE back in 1999. editor@landlordzone.co.uk
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) enacted by the European Parliament and Council in April 2016 apply in the UK and replace the Data Protection Directive 95/46/ec, Spring 2018 as the primary law regulating how companies protect...
If homeworking or partial homeworking becomes the norm, as we come out of Covid-19 lock-down, vast swathes of city centres could be facing financial ruin, and that’s not to mention the affect on public transport and commercial...
When rent and service changes are not being paid, and when shops have ceased trading or when they become vacant, potentially doubling the insurance premium, landlords need to pay attention to their insurance policies.
With high street administrations and missed rent payments becoming commonplace, commercial property quarterly rent payment days are currently being highlighted in the media, with the last one, June 24th just having passed. Understandably, these deadlines are causing landlords and tenants...
A cash crisis has hit both landlords and tenants as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, with many commercial landlords receiving thousands of pound less in rent and service charges payments than they they are legally entitled...
My first foray into property investing was in the late 1970s. Around that time the new Conservative government of Margaret Thatcher was elected signalling that the residential market was about to be de-regulated....
The Coronavirus has affected all parts of the economy, including rentals, but tourism in particular has been hard hit. It meant that holiday lets came to a complete standstill during lock-down, whereas the traditional long-term lets have...
Covid-19 has presented UK landlords with some severe challenges right across the rental market, residential and commercial, but it’s left student landlords facing a unique set of difficulties. There has been a plethora of...
In these days of lock-down it would be very convenient and timely to accept documents relating to tenancies and other business contracts that have been signed electronically and transmitted electronically, rather than using the usual face-to-face...
These are turbulent times for both landlords and agents: Covid-19 has thrown an unprecedented curve-ball into what was already an increasingly complex environment in the UK lettings market, making more landlords consider full management.