Shelter e-bulletin – March 2019

By Isabelle (IMA) in on Apr 24, 2019

March 2019 e-bulletin update from the Shelter Specialist Debt Advice Service.

News and legal updates

  • GPs to stop charging for completing mental health forms
  • Price cap on rent-to-own sector
  • FCA second thematic review published
  • FCA regulation of claims management companies
  • FCA to increase award limit from £150,000 to £350,000
  • Wales to end prison sentences for council tax debts

Case law

  • Relief from sanctions, compliance and Denton third limb – Petrou v Lambrou (trading as KCJ Builders) [2019] EWHC 166 (Comm)
  • Limitation Act 1980 applies to schedules contained in Tomlin Orders – Bostani v Pieper [2019] EWHC 547 (Comm)

Spotlight

This month’s Spotlight explores the effects of gambling on the different aspects of a DRO application.

Download the Shelter e-bulletin March 2019

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