Thu 22 Feb 2018
10.00 AM - 1.00 PM
Arrival Time:
9.30 AM
Start Time:
10.00 AM
Finish Time:
1.00 PM
The Kindle Centre, Asda Superstore, Belmont Road, Hereford, Herefordshire
More Information:
FREE (Non-member)
Bookings now closed.

Event Overview:


This event has been organised by NLA and Herefordshire Council.



Catherine Healey, Herefordshire Council and Don Robbie, NLA Representative


Local Perspective

Charles Yarnold, Environmental Health Service Manager, Herefordshire Council

An update on legal and other developments with a direct impact on local landlords including imminent changes in scope of mandatory licensing, bedroom dimensions and an update re implementation of new local authority powers within the Housing & Planning Act 2016.

Charles will also discuss Herefordshire Council's approach to handling licensing applications and working in general with local landlords and letting agents.


Electrical Safety for the Private Rental Sector

Paul Chambers, Regional Inspections Manager, NAPIT

An explanation of the common causes of electrical problems and dangers in private rented properties; Electrical Condition & Inspection Reports; and the checks that landlords as untrained electricians can make.


Energy Conservation and Efficiency Legislation Update - and local / national support available to landlords

Oliver Rothwell, Project Manager, Marches Energy Agency

An explanation of MEES legislation to be implemented in April of this year and latest ECO funding and other financial support available.


National Perspective

Don Robbie, NLA Representative

An update on recent and also forthcoming legislation for landlords plus a brief reminder of the ongoing tax changes.



It is essential to book online in advance so that, should the event details change, we will know who to contact. Please note that where we jointly organise a meeting with another organisation, the list of delegates’ surnames will be shared with that organisation.

NLA Meetings are free to attend for NLA members, associates and all local landlords.


Please park in the main ASDA customer car park (and not at the side near the Kindle Centre).

Due to the length of the meeting, on arrival, collect a car park permit from Kindle Centre Reception and display on your dashboard.




If you have any further queries please contact the NLA Representative for this area don.robbie@landlords.org.uk


If you have booked to attend this meeting and you find you need to cancel, simply email bookings@landlords.org.uk. Include your name and the date and location of the meeting.



The hours spent attending this event will contribute towards Continued Professional Development (CPD) for NLA Accredited landlords. The relevant number of hours should be manually added to your CPD profile on the NLA Online Library.