Able Investigations and Enforcement Solutions
Able Investigations and Enforcement Solutions
Blog Post
  • Receiving all the money due under a commercial lease is one of the main concerns for landlords of office spaces. Whether things go awry from the beginning or after a couple of years of the commercial contract running, commercial landlords may sometimes need to look into a number of the various methods of reclaiming outstanding […] The post How quickly can I reclaim outstanding office rent? appeare...

Able Investigations and Enforcement Solutions
Able Investigations and Enforcement Solutions
Blog Post
  • As a landowner, you may be worried about the possibility of gypsies and travellers eyeing your land to squat on. If travellers set up their encampment on private land, it is the responsibility of the owner to remove them, as the council only gets involved when they are camped on council-owned land. With this in […] The post How do travellers find land to squat on? appeared first on Able Investigat...

Able Investigations and Enforcement Solutions
Able Investigations and Enforcement Solutions
Blog Post
  • Dealing with squatters as a property owner is never easy, but it’s important to follow the legal route to make sure the eviction process is done properly. Contrary to popular belief, you don’t actually need the police to evict squatters from a residential or commercial property. Squatters can be evicted easily even if the property […] The post Do you need the police to evict squatters? appeared fi...

Able Investigations and Enforcement Solutions
Able Investigations and Enforcement Solutions
Blog Post
  • Squatting is defined by law as someone entering a property without the permission of the legal owner with the intention to live there. Also known as “adverse possession,” squatting is something that many landlords with empty properties are afraid of, and it can lead to difficulties when it comes to claiming for damage caused by […] The post Can I claim for damage to property caused by squatters? a...

Able Investigations and Enforcement Solutions
Able Investigations and Enforcement Solutions
Blog Post
  • An enforcement agency can offer practical advice regarding the correct legal procedures for a variety of situations that range from evictions to debt recovery. By using the services of professional certificated enforcement officers, you can be sure that your problem is dealt with swiftly and following the legal requirements to the letter. What should I […] The post How do I use an enforcement agen...

Able Investigations and Enforcement Solutions
Able Investigations and Enforcement Solutions
Blog Post
  • Transferring up a County Court Judgement or CCJ to the High Court has several benefits for those who want to increase their chances to collect the full amount they are owned. This is a more effective method to collect when compared directly with enforcement by County Court Enforcement Officers, and moreover, a more cost-efficient one, […] The post Benefits of transferring a CCJ up to the High Cour...

Able Investigations and Enforcement Solutions
Able Investigations and Enforcement Solutions
Blog Post
  • Whether you are a residential or commercial landlord who wishes to recover outstanding rent arrears or a business owner who needs to chase debtors for unpaid invoices, there are multiple situations where you would need the help of certificated enforcement officer. Certificated Enforcement Officers are responsible for enforcing court judgements or orders for £600 or […] The post Why do I need a cer...

Able Investigations and Enforcement Solutions
Able Investigations and Enforcement Solutions
Blog Post
  • One of the main concerns for landlords of commercial premises is making sure they receive all the monies due under the lease from the tenant. Sometimes, things go awry, which means that commercial landlords need to look into various methods of enforcing payments and how to claim the outstanding office rent. Things to consider before […] The post How do I claim outstanding office rent? appeared fir...

Able Investigations and Enforcement Solutions
Able Investigations and Enforcement Solutions
Blog Post
  • On 6 April 2014, the Taking Control of Goods Regulations was introduced, and many landlords have been wondering whether this legislation affects their rights to forfeit a lease. This piece of legislation introduced the Commercial Rent Arrears Recovery (CRAR), which allows commercial landlords to take control of goods that belong to the tenant and sell […] The post Forfeiture of lease vs CRAR – Whi...

Able Investigations and Enforcement Solutions
Able Investigations and Enforcement Solutions
Blog Post
  • Process serving is one of the most common requests individuals have when it comes to dealing with court orders and legal documents in the UK. Simply put, this process is the legal way to serve your documents quickly and in complete accordance with Civil Procedure Rules (CPR). In order for documents to be served according […] The post What is involved in process serving? appeared first on Able Inve...

Able Investigations and Enforcement Solutions
Able Investigations and Enforcement Solutions
Blog Post
  • Statute barred means that a debt has been barred under statute. I.e. the creditor has run out of time to collect the debt through the courts. Many people who have old debts believe that they do not have to pay any more, but the truth is that creditors can in some cases still take action, […] The post What is a statute barred debt? appeared first on Able Investigations.

Able Investigations and Enforcement Solutions
Able Investigations and Enforcement Solutions
Blog Post
  • Due to legislation changes that took place in 2012, squatters have been displaced from residential to commercial property. As such, squatting has become a real issue for property managers, who need to make sure that they remove any squatters promptly and re-secure the property to prevent them from returning. There are multiple methods of removing […] The post 3 methods of removing commercial squat...

Able Investigations and Enforcement Solutions
Able Investigations and Enforcement Solutions
Blog Post
  • There are lots of situations where a tenant can find themselves in financial difficulties and are unable to pay the rent. As landlords, it is important to try to work with tenants but also to protect yourself from the loss of income that can occur if tenants are unable to pay their dues. What is […] The post Forfeiture of lease: best practice appeared first on Able Investigations.

Able Investigations and Enforcement Solutions
Able Investigations and Enforcement Solutions
Blog Post
  • When you own land that is undeveloped such as fields and roadside areas, one of the problems you can face is when travellers make use of this land to camp without authorisation. This unauthorised use can cause a lot of damage to the land with the animals, vehicles and people involved. So how can landowners […] The post How can I remove travellers from my private land? appeared first on Able Invest...

Able Investigations and Enforcement Solutions
Able Investigations and Enforcement Solutions
Blog Post
  • As a landlord with a correct and legal lease agreement, you can exercise your right to use enforcement officers to peacefully re-enter a commercial property to gain possession. This is often relating to matters such as forfeiture of the lease or to remove squatters. But an increasing number of these landlords are finding that the […] The post What happens if a commercial tenant breaks back into yo...

Able Investigations and Enforcement Solutions
Able Investigations and Enforcement Solutions
Blog Post
  • As a commercial landlord, your premises are a source of income and this comes from the rent paid by the tenant. In the majority of cases, this will be paid every month without issue. But situations can arise where the tenant stops paying the rent. Therefore, prior to them moving into the property, it is […] The post Future proofing your commercial lease appeared first on Able Investigations.

Able Investigations and Enforcement Solutions
Able Investigations and Enforcement Solutions
Blog Post
  • Recovering debt is a complicated process, so it is extremely useful to know whether you are under a time limit when attempting to regain any monies owed. The Limitation Act 1980 The Limitation Act 1980 is the act responsible for outlining any time limits around which a creditor can collect money from a debtor. The […] The post Is there a time limit for recovering a debt? appeared first on Able Inv...

Able Investigations and Enforcement Solutions
Able Investigations and Enforcement Solutions
Blog Post
  • There are many stories surrounding High Court Enforcement Officers (HCEOs), often known as bailiffs, surrounding what they can and cannot do. HCEOs work for the courts and have clear rules about what they can and cannot do. Here is an overview of what powers they have to enter a premises. Why HCEOs might visit HCEOs […] The post What powers do HCEOs have to enter a premises? appeared first on Able...

Able Investigations and Enforcement Solutions
Able Investigations and Enforcement Solutions
Blog Post
  • It is important for property owners to be always prepared to handle a trespassing situation, however each situation should be analysed and handled in its own unique way. The goal should always be to ensure that everyone is safe and property is not stolen or vandalised. How to act upon discovering a trespasser on your […] The post Practical advice for approaching trespassers appeared first on Able ...

Able Investigations and Enforcement Solutions
Able Investigations and Enforcement Solutions
Blog Post
  • Before commencing proceedings to recover owed money, it is important to find out if the debt is recoverable in the first place. You do not want to go through an entire court process only to realise that the person or entity that owes you money is unable to pay you. That means you must find […] The post What should be in a Status or Pre-sue report? appeared first on Able Investigations.

Able Investigations and Enforcement Solutions
Able Investigations and Enforcement Solutions
Blog Post
  • All democratic societies embrace the right to peaceful protest and our country is no exception. It is perfectly legal for people to gather and express their views as long as they are not breaking any law(s). For example, if the gathering descends into a situation where the rights of others are being infringed upon, then […] The post Dealing with protestors on your land appeared first on Able Inves...

Able Investigations and Enforcement Solutions
Able Investigations and Enforcement Solutions
Blog Post
  • Having a residential property is one thing, finding the right tenants is another altogether. While the thought of earning a rental income from your property is an enticing one, some tenants have the potential to make your life a living hell. With the high demand for property to rent ever increasing, it is essential that […] The post Making sure you choose the right residential tenants appeared fir...

Able Investigations and Enforcement Solutions
Able Investigations and Enforcement Solutions
Blog Post
  • When it comes to serving legal papers, the time limit is a crucial factor. It is not uncommon for an entire legal case to hinge on whether papers were served within the stipulated timeframe or not, as well as adhere to the correct legal procedures. It is these challenges that have made it prudent for […] The post Merits of outsourcing legal papers appeared first on Able Investigations.

Able Investigations and Enforcement Solutions
Able Investigations and Enforcement Solutions
Blog Post
  • Any time a lessee of a commercial property breaches the lease agreement (by not paying rent on time) the landlord has every right to forfeit the lease. In fact, the landlord can instruct a Certificated Enforcement Officer who is permitted by law to enter the property to prevent the Tenant from re-entering. For any other […] The post Can a landlord enter a commercial property to forfeit their lease...

Able Investigations and Enforcement Solutions
Able Investigations and Enforcement Solutions
Blog Post
  • Most aspects of being an enforcement officer are carefully legislated to protect all parties involved in the process and the repossession of goods is not exempt from this. There are firm laws that dictate what can and cannot be taken in terms of goods to cover an outstanding debt and Able Investigations always works within […] The post Are there laws surrounding what goods can and cannot be reposs...

Able Investigations and Enforcement Solutions
Able Investigations and Enforcement Solutions
Blog Post
  • Most businesses will hope to go through their career without needing the services of an enforcement agency but for some types of business, it is a sad part of life. When it comes to hiring an enforcement agency, it is not always best to just go with the first company you come across because they […] The post The benefits of choosing a more experienced enforcement agency appeared first on Able Inve...

Able Investigations and Enforcement Solutions
Able Investigations and Enforcement Solutions
Blog Post
  • A trespasser is defined as someone who enters a person’s land or property without the landowner’s permission. As a landowner, you have two main options in order to evict trespasser(s) which we will take you through. Can the police help? Because trespass on your land is a civil offence and not a criminal one, you […] The post Using common law for evictions appeared first on Able Investigations.

Able Investigations and Enforcement Solutions
Able Investigations and Enforcement Solutions
Blog Post
  • Although many people may have heard the phrase “reasonable force” before, this is most likely in the context of a homeowner defending themselves from an intruder. However, for enforcement agents, the definition of reasonable force is markedly different. Enforcement agents are permitted to enter a building if they can get in using an unlocked door […] The post What does reasonable force mean for en...

Out-Market Your Competitors?

Get complete competitive insights on over 2.2 million companies to drive your marketing strategy.

Create Free Account Log in

By signing up, you agree to the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Out-Market Your Competitors

Get complete competitive insights on over 2.2 million companies to drive your marketing strategy.

Create Free Account

Already a user?  Log in

By signing up, you agree to the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.