Friday 14 December Rogue landlords ordered to re-pay illegal income or face prison

A court has ordered a husband and wife landlord team to pay back £322,282 in illegal income, following a prosecution by Brent Council.   The confiscation order was made at Harrow Crown Court on 12 Dec…

Friday 14 December Beware the loan sharks this Christmas

Loan sharks are being targeted as part of a national campaign aimed at clamping down on illegal money lenders. The England Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT) launched a social media campaign to give us…

Thursday 13 December Licensing enforcement makes legal history against racketeering landlords

Brent's licensing enforcement team wins historic victory against rogue landlords under Proceeds of Crime Act (POCA) Rogues are slammed with £244,367 penalties under POC Unprecedented POCA case see…

Thursday 13 December Community Cashback

With cranes dotting the Brent skyline, regeneration projects are continuing to help pay for community benefits across the borough through the Community Infrastructure Levy. The Community Infrastructu…

Tuesday 11 December More than a million TV viewers tune into Brent’s crackdown on rogue landlords

TV viewers across the UK watched Brent's enforcement team raid unlicensed properties during a BBC 1 show on daytime TV. The council officers featured in episode nine in series one of the BBC 1 show, …

Tuesday 11 December Crackdown on Blue Badge scammers

Selfish drivers pretending to be disabled to get a parking space have been slapped with fines during a crackdown.   Eight fines were handed to dodgy drivers on St John's Road, London Road and surrou…