The basic principle of the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEEs) which came into force on 1 April 2018 is fairly straightforward to understand. Both residential and non- residential/commercial (“domestic and non-domestic properties”) require a Minimum Energy Efficiency Rating of “E”. As we have now passed 1 April 2018 the critical date for the grant of new tenancies, we must now consider the Landlord’s ongoing obligations where they continue to let both residential and commercial properties.
A conference has been held jointly by Cafcass (https://www.cafcass.gov.uk/about-cafcass/) and the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (https://www.afccnet.org/About/About-AFCC). It was attended by over a hundred professionals from family law, health and social care backgrounds. The purpose of the conference was to start a conversation about effective co-parenting in the modern age.