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Petition and survey launched to address FHL tax regime

UK: After the UK Government announced that it was scrapping tax relief for holiday lets earlier this month, a petition and survey have both been launched to address the incoming Furnished Holiday Lettings [FHL] tax regime and assess its impact on businesses across the UK.

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QIAS / Quality in Tourism release STR sustainability white paper

UK / Worldwide: Quality International Assessment Services [QIAS] / Quality in Tourism have released a global STR sustainability white paper, which reports the findings from industry associations and their initiatives to drive best practice for sustainability. 

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STRz Summit 2023 session focus: Smarter regulation for everyone

UK: In our second session focus feature ahead of the inaugural STRz Summit in London on Wednesday 18 October, we explore the regulatory landscape in the short-term rental industry, including the existential threats to the sector, discuss how to establish more proportionate regulations to ensure fair competition, and assess what comes next.

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Edinburgh Council licensing scheme deemed to be unlawful

Scotland: A licensing scheme for short-term let hosts and property managers proposed by the City of Edinburgh Council has been deemed unlawful in a landmark ruling at the Court of Session in Scotland.

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Scottish travel tech companies pen open letter to First Minister

Scotland: Five travel tech companies based in Scotland have released an open letter to the First Minister, expressing their “grave concerns of the impact of short-term lets [STL] regulatory legislation and planning controls” being introduced in the country.

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