Shelter e-bulletin – November 2019

By Isabelle (IMA) in on Dec 05, 2019

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

News and legal updates

  • EDF Energy Trust to stop accepting applications
  • Parliamentary question on VAT and HCEOs
  • QuickQuid enters administration
  • Valuation in Practice Newsletter 54
  • Changes FCA making to responsible mortgage lending rules
  • Universal Credit maximum deduction rate reduced

Enquiry of the month

This month’s featured enquiry highlights success following a challenge to the application of statutory interest on a CCJ enforced in the High Court.

Case law

  • Court considers whether an ’Unfair Relationship’ was created between lender and
    borrower – Promontoria (Henrico) Ltd v Jeavons and another [2019] Lexis Citation 396
  • VTE decides council tax discounts can be backdated longer than six years – Valuation Tribunal for England (VTE) decision 2935M220133/254C

Spotlight

This month’s Spotlight covers challenging the application of statutory interest on County Court Judgments below £5000 that are being enforced by a High Court Writ.

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